Course assignments, readings and case studies have been carefully chosen to bring the real world into class discussion while also illustrating fundamental concepts. You are responsible for completing the weekly readings prior to class and posting your assignments to the class website. You will find the readings for each week posted to the class website under the SCHEDULE menu item. Be sure to check for updates to the list of readings for the week one week prior to each class. In addition to readings, you will also find resource materials and details of problem solving assignments for the coming week’s class under the SCHEDULE menu.After completing the reading assignments, you are also responsible for posting the following assignment deliverables to the class website on-time, according to the schedule provided:
One Key Point Taken from Each Assigned Reading: To facilitate preparation and active participation in class you are required to summarize and discuss one key point you took from each assigned reading. Post one or two sentences of thoughtful analysis about one key point you took from each assigned reading by midnight Sunday the week they are due.
One Question You Would Ask Your Fellow Classmates to Facilitate Discussion. Among the posts provided for the coming week you will find one specifically designated for posting a question to ask your fellow classmates to facilitate discussion of the coming week’s topic. Post your question by midnightSunday the week it is due.
Problem Solving Assignments: Occasionally you will be asked to solve a problem or answer specific questions. For these assignments you will be asked to submit your solution or answer(s) as a written document, or informational diagram in PDF file format. You may produce diagrams using a graphic drawing software tool of your choosing, e.g. Microsoft Visio, draw.io, PowerPoint, etc.). Upload your assignment to Canvas by midnight Sunday the week it is due. Submission instructions: Put your name, class section number and the week of the assignment in the top-left corner of the header of the document. Name your submitted document file using the following naming convention and upload it to Canvas. File naming convention: class section number (MIS5214), followed by a dash (“-”), followed by your name (first-last), followed by a dash (“-”), followed by the week of the assignment. For example: MIS5214-David-Lanter-Unit03.pdf.