MIT5312: Systems Analysis and Design
Spring, 200
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Course Schedule

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The Schedule below is TENTATIVE in that actual coverage will depend on the Class Progress. REFER TO THIS SCHEDULE ON A WEEKLY BASIS TO SEE IF THERE HAVE BEEN ANY CHANGES.

 

Class Topics Description Assignments DUE

1
 

 Course Introduction Course/Website Description
 
  1. Learn how to navigate this site
  2. Get IS Concepts Overheads
  3. Prepare your Biography
  4. Think about your Research Topic
  5. Think about your Tutorial Topic
  1. A01: Class Enrollment

2
 

  1. Research Paper Review
  2. Introductory Terms/Concepts
  1. Discussion of what a research paper is and what is expected from you
  2. Lecture on Basic Concepts and Terminology
  1. Think about your Systems Concept Question
  2. Look for Systems Concepts references
  3. Do you have a Concepts Tutorial due?
  4. Get the IS Types slides
  5. Select your Tutorial Topic
 
3
 
 IS Types Lecture Lecture on how Information Systems Evolved and their Fit with Systems Analysis and Design
  1. Think about your IS Types Question
  2. Look for IS Types References
  3. Research Paper Topics are due next week (NO Exceptions)
  4. Group Enrollment is due next week
  5. Do you have a IS Types tutorial due?
  1. A05: IS Concepts References
  2. A06: IS Concepts Quiz
4
 
  1.  IS Types  (Cont.)
  2. Catch-up/Review
  1. IS Types Lecture
  2. Catch-up/Review
Study for Quiz 1
  1. A07: Research Paper Topic
  2. A08: Group Enrollment
  3. A10: IS Types References
5
 
 Quiz 1 Quiz on IS Concepts/Types Lectures

 

  1. Get SDLC Slides
  2. Research Outlines are due next week (NO Exceptions)
  3. The Group Project Topic is due next week
  1. Rest
6
02/21/05
 SDLC Lecture  Lecture on Systems Development Life Cycle
  1. Think about your SDLC Question
  2. Look for SDLC References
  3. Prepare Referee Outline Comments
  4. Do you have an SDLC tutorial due?
  1. A11: Paper Outline
  2. A12: Group Project Topic
8
02/28/05
 
  1. SDLC Lecture (Cont)
  2. Catch-Up/Review
  1. Lecture (Cont).
  2. Catch-up/Review
Study for Quiz 2
  1. A13 - A14: Referee Outline Comments
  2. A15: SDLC Question
  3. A16: SDLC Reference
  4. T01: SDLC Tutorial**
9
03/07/05
 Quiz 2 Quiz on SDLC
  1. Get Slides for Tools & Methods lecture
  2. Submit your Midterm Comments
  3. Look for Tools/Method. references
  4. Do you have aTools & Methods tutorial due?
  1. A17: Midterm Evaluation
10
03/14/05
 Tools/Methods Lecture Tools and Methodologies Lecture
  1. Exercise in anticipation of Spring Break
  2. Get Project Management Slides
  3. Prepare Preliminary Project Report
  4. Research Rough Drafts due after the break (NO Exceptions)
  1. A18: Tools & Methods Question
  2. A19:Tools & Methods Reference
  3. T01: Tools and Methods Tutorial**
11
03/21/05
  1. SPRING BREAK !!!
    (I love Spring Semesters!!)
  2. DON'T CONTACT  ME!!
  1. Sleep Late or not at all
  2. Don't Come to School
  3. DON'T CONTACT  ME!!
  1. Have a good time
  2. Stay Out of Trouble, or if you do
  3. DON'T CONTACT  ME!!
  1. A Good Break !! (No Bones should be involved)
12
03/28/05
 Project Management Lecture Lecture on Project Management
  1. Get Alternative Methods Slides
  2. Think about your Project Management  Question
  3. Look for Project Management  references
  4. Prepare Referee Rough Draft Comments
  5. Do you have a Project Mgt. tutorial due ?
  1. A20: Research Paper Rough Draft
  2. A21: Project Management Question
  3. A22: Project Management Reference
  4. A23: Group Preliminary Report
13
04/04/05
   
  1. Think about your Alternative Methods Question
  2. Look for Alternative Methods. references
  3. Do you have an Alternative Methods tutorial due?
  1. A24: Project Management Assignment
  2. A25 - A26: Referee Rough Draft Comments
  3. A27 - A31: Group Progress Evaluations
  4. T01: Project Management Tutorial**
14
04/10/05
  1. Outsourcing/ERP
  2. Group Progress Presentations
  3. Catch-up and Review
  1. Catch-up and Review
  1. Study for Quiz 3
  2. Prepare your final group reports and Executive Summary
  3. GET READY FOR YOUR GROUP PRESENTATION
  1. A32: Alternative Methods Question
  2. A33: Alternative Methods Reference
  3. T01: Alternative Methods Tutorial**
15
04/18/05
Quiz 3

 

  1. Quiz on Tools/Methodologies, Project Management, and Alternative Methodologies
  2. Group Presentation Sequence assigned
  1. Final Research Papers are due next week (NO Exceptions)
  2. Submit your final group reports and Executive Summary
  3. GET READY FOR YOUR GROUP PRESENTATIONS
  1. A34: Final Group Report
  2. A35: Executive Summary
16
04/25/05
System  Presentations  Presentations Prepare Final Referee Comments
  1. A36: Final Research Paper
 

17
05/02/05

System  Presentations  Presentations
  1. Submit your evaluations of the presenting groups
  2. Submit your peer member evaluations
  3. Submit your Final Comments
  1. A37 - A38: Referee Final Paper Comments
  2. A39 - A43: Group Presentation Evaluations
  3. A44: Group Peer Evaluations
  4. A45: Final Evaluation 
18  FINAL EXAM  This is the end!  Check University Schedule
  1. Rest

NOTES:

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Project Reports are due for each group when they make their presentation

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Peer Evaluations for each group are due when they make their presentation

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Group Evaluations (by non-presenters) are due one-week after the group's presentation (except for the last presentation, when they are due the following day)

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Assignments ARE NOT accepted after the due dates (5:00 PM Thursday of that week).  If you know you will have a time conflict, let me know BEFOREHAND (after doesn't count)

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There ARE NO Make-Up Quizzes. There are three quizzes scheduled, but only the best two out of three will count

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CHECK THE UNIVERSITY CALENDAR FOR THE FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE!!

This page was last updated on 02/27/07.