WPI Social Implications Of Computing 2013 A Term
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Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated in any form.

You must submit every paper and the group project to pass the class.

If you have an average >= 90% you will be assured an A. Otherwise your final grade will be scaled.

14 classes Points Weight Description Due
Class Discussion 28 28% 2 points per class for discussion. Please participate in each class.
Present In Class 10 10% Present a topic of special interest to you in class and lead class discussions.
  • 4 points - Quality of material prepared for presentation
  • 4 points - Presenting in class
  • 2 points - Answering questions and reply to counter points raised during discussion
Slides and other presentation materials due 24 hours before class.
Group Project 25 25% Details of point breakdown will be found with project details. Due second to last day of class
Papers 42 42% Estimated 7 single page papers at 7 points each. The lowest paper grade will be dropped.
  • +1 point - Turn in sincere effort
  • +1 point - Clearly state conclusion.
  • +3 point - Provide logical argument for conclusion.
  • +1 point - State possible counter point.
  • +1 point - Respond to counter point.
  • -1 point - May be deducted for poor writing quality.
  • -1 point - May be deducted if you fail to provide references.
Due by beginning of class.
Extra Credit 10 ? I hope to give 15 extra credit opportunities during the course worth 1-2 points each. The weight will depend on what those opportunities end up being. Due by beginning of class.

Grading policy is subject to change.

by: Keith A. Pray
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