CS 1531 - CSEMS Seminar V
Section 101 Course Syllabus - Fall 2006
Professors: Dr. Rahman
Tashakkori, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Page: http://www.cs.appstate.edu/~rt/
Hours: MWF: 8:00-10:00, M: 2:00-3:00
Class Time/Location: Friday 3:00-3:50/Room 112 CAP
Other Faculty Mentors:
Dr. Mark Ginn, Mathematical Sciences, Dr.
Eric Marland, Mathematical Sciences, Dr. Cindy Norris, CS,
and Dr. James Wilkes, CS.
This course is designed primarily to support CSEMS scholarship
recipients in their pursuit of knowledge and success in mathematics
and/or computer science. This support will be in the form of
presentations from relevant campus units, like the library and career
counseling center, talks by faculty and graduate students on current
research work or topics of interest, and whatever else we can think of
to help students be successful. Communication skills are important to
your success, so the seminar will provide opportunities to develop
communication skills, both written and oral. Finally, the seminar
will be a means for encouraging friendships and mentoring relationships
both among the CSEMS participants and between CSEMS faculty and
We will discuss a wide variety of topics in computer science and
Acceptance into the CSEMS scholarship program or permission of one of
the program directors.
Handouts and research papers will be distributed in class.
The following grading scale is used in this course:
Mentoring and Services (A list will be provided in class) 15%
Semester Project 20% (10% team effort + 10% individual effort)
Class attendance and participation 30%
Group Meetings 15% (Note that absences in group meetings affect
the project grade as well)
Individual Assignments 20%
You are required to attend all classes. Except in extreme circumstance (you are required to
provide evidence), you will lose 5% of
your semester grade for each unexcused absence.