course schedule

Schedule for:

Doctoral Independent Study Fall 2007

*** subject to change ***

Gerhard Fischer / Hal Eden

Wednesday, 10:00 10:50 am, Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory (ITLL 1B50)

8/29 Introduction to Course Assignment 1; Questionnaire
Sept **********************************************************
9/5 Discussion of Topics of Interest (from Questionnaire) Assignment 2
9/12 Marie Banich Guest Lecture about "Institute of Cognitive Science" Assignment 3
9/19 Demonstrations: Envisionment and Discovery Collaboratory (in L3D Lab; DLC 170) Assignment 4
9/26 Debra Goldberg Guest Lecture about "Bioinformatics" Assignment 5
Oct *********************************************************
10/3 Resources for PhD Students (online resources, guidelines for writing papers, giving research talks, writing dissertations) Assignment 6
10/10 Advanced Graduate Student Panel Assignment 7
10/17 Amer Diwan Guest Lecture about "Programming Languages, Software Engineering, and Computer Science Education" Assignment 8
10/24 Employment in a Globalized World A Report of the ACM Job Migration Task Force Assignment 9
10/31 Discussion of Interviews of Course Participants with their Advisors Assignment 10
Nov *********************************************************
11/7 John Bacus (Guest Lecture) SketchUp, 3D Warehouse and Google Earth Assignment 11
11/14 Derry / Fischer: "Transdisciplinary Graduate Education" Assignment 12
11/21 Fall Break / Thanksgiving
11/28 Visit to the Google Boulder Offices; meet at: 2590 Pearl Street Assignment 13
Dec *********************************************************
12/5 Discussion of Existing PhD Theses Assignment 14
12/12 Discussion of your own envisioned PhD Theses

Additional Requirements:

Attend a Minimum of 2 Colloquia (in CS, in ICS, in .....) and post a one page max summary statement on your site in the Swiki