Grading, Feedback and Policies

tl;dr: Do interesting work and you'll be fine. Make sure it's submitted on time. Grading and feedback is focused on creative projects. There will be some opportunities for extra credit. The course is focused on exploring distance learning by making interesting creative work. To get a good grade you’ll need... Read more...

Full Syllabus

tl;dr: Designing for the Internet of Things, Spring Mini-3 2017, Carnegie Mellon University Course Prefix & Number 49-713 (6 units) Meeting times T/Th 15:30PM-17:20PM Locations III 103 (T) and HL A10 (Th) Instructor Daragh Byrne Teaching Assistant Joseph Paetz Office Hours: Byrne: Friday, 15.00PM-16.30PM, III 103. Paetz: TBC Lab Content:... Read more...

Absenses and Attendance.

tl;dr: It's a course that relies on peer-learning. That means you being in class is really important. Being absent will effect your grade. The structure of this course makes it critical for you to be in attendance. The way we’ll learn is through sharing of perspectives in discussions, through case... Read more...

Preparing Documentation

tl;dr: A guide to preparing high quality project documentation. This is designed as a quick guide to thinking about how to document your creative projects. It’s by no means an exhaustive What is documentation? Simply put, documentation is the representation of your creative work through multimedia. It can take many... Read more...

Course Fees

tl;dr: A lab fee of $105 will be charged for this course. This will provide each student with a Internet of Things development toolkit. A lab fee of $105 will be charged to each student. This will provide each student with a Internet of Things development toolkit. This will be... Read more...

Using the Course Slack

Use the course slack to share ideas, post open challenges or items that need exploration, share prior projects and discuss next steps. The course is self-motivated, collaborative and interdisciplinary. We’re going to generate a lot of ideas and run into challenges (technical and otherwise) that will be important to capture,... Read more...

Reading Reflections

For each assigned reading, you will complete a short reading reflection (200-400 words). This should summarize and critique the main points of the text, as well as draw connections to other texts and ideas introduced through this course. This will assemble an ‘annotated bibliography’ by the end of the semester.... Read more...

The Gallery

We’ll use the Gallery to post and share project documentation for the course. Every student should create an account on the project gallery and fill out profile information. The system allows for either private or public postings, where ‘semi-private’ projects are viewable only by other logged-in members and ‘public’ is... Read more...