Project Milestones

Friday, SEPTEMBER 30, in lab

Fill out technical self-assessment.

Friday, October 7, in lab

You will be assigned to groups. Groups should discuss the research topics available and submit their top choices to Francesca.

FRIDAY, October 14, in class

Your group will be issued its project capsule that morning. The capsule contains a dataset, supporting documentation, several assigned readings, and the name of an expert who has agreed to lend his or her expertise on this subject matter.

Friday, October 21, by 11:55 p.m.

Via CCLE, your group must submit 1) a list of five preliminary research questions; and 2) a project charter.

Friday, October 28, by 11:55 p.m.

Your group must submit a draft of its data critique via CCLE.

Friday, November 11, by 11:55 p.m.

Your group must submit a draft of your annotated bibliography via CCLE.

Friday, November 18 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, by 11:55 p.m.

Your group must submit wireframes for your site, including the headings for your data visualizations and maps, via CCLE. You should indicate which visualization, mapping, and timeline tools you intend to use, along with the web-publishing technology you plan to use (e.g., WordPress, flat HTML, Jekyll, etc.).

Friday, november 25 Monday, november 28, by 11:55 p.m.

Your group must submit a draft of your project narrative via CCLE. (Data visualizations need not be fully functioning by this point but their intended locations should be labeled.)

Monday, December 5, 3 P.M.–6 P.M

3:00–4:00: Poster session, including members of the UCLA community.

4:00–6:00 a.m.: Project feedback. Each group will be called in to speak with the review panel, which will question the team about its work, ascertain each member’s level of involvement in the project, and provide feedback to the team.