• Research Paper Summaries (R2 - R7): 20%

  • Class Participation/Engagement: 10%

  • Research Paper Presentation: 10%

  • Individual Assignment: 10%

  • Project: 50%

    • P1 (7%): Exploratory & Initial Analysis (~week 3)

    • P2 (8%): Introduction & Related Work (~week 4 - 5)

    • P3 (13%): Method & Initial Results (~week 6 - 7)

    • P4 (22%): Final Presentation & Final Paper (week 9)

House Rules

  1. Only take this course if you are genuinely interested in the topic.

  2. Show up in class. Show up ready to learn and engage.

  3. No late submissions... PLAN accordingly!

  4. Use the general channel on slack for all (almost all) class-related communication/questions:

    • If the comment can be relevant to at least 1 other student, then please use slack.

    • You will get fastest response from asking/commenting on the general channel.

    • Feel free to respond to questions/comments from classmates. This is HIGHLY encouraged.

    • Share relevant resources that you find with the class via slack.

  5. Final grades in the course will be commensurate to your contribution to the term project.

    • Contribute meaningfully and substantially to your course project

    • It is not acceptable to contribute minimally because you are part of a group

  6. Ask questions if anything is unclear!

  7. Have fun learning!

SAS Statement

Students requesting disability-related accommodations and services for this course are encouraged to schedule a meeting with me as early in the term as possible. This conversation will help to establish what supports are built into the course. In order for accommodations to be authorized, students are required to consult with Student Accessibility Services (SAS; student.accessibility.services@dartmouth.edu;) and to email me their SAS accommodation form. We will then work together with SAS to find the best options. If students have questions about whether they are eligible for accommodations, they should contact the SAS office. All inquiries and discussions will remain confidential.