ENS490 Graduation Project

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ENS490 Graduation Project 2 2 6 Thu 4:00-5:50 PM
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Sehabettin Taha Imeci Office Hours Schedule Thu 12:00-14:00 PM
E-mail simeci@ius.edu.ba
Phone 033 957 220 Office / Room No A F2.24
Assistant
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Course Objectives This is a capstone project course that will allow students to (preferably) work on a real world problem. It is typically a team work up to 3 members. The aim is to help students to select related project topics and get the project completed in a efficient way, through guiding them in searching reliable literature, preparing and presenting results, and writing the reports.
Textbook Turabian, K.L. (2013). A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.(8th ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. http://jcs.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/A-manual-for-writers-of-research-papers-theses-and-dissertations.pdf
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Develop the capability to work independently with a problem-solving orientation.
  2. Analyze, design and implement a solution to a real-world problem.
  3. Demonstrate adequate knowledge to proceed with the studies at the graduate level.
  4. Apply relevant ethical concepts during the course of the project.
  5. Professional-quality written reports and presentations covering all aspects and phases of an engineering project.
Teaching Methods Student-engaged class discussions. Student presentations. Regular lab-book keeping. Teamwork. Continuous evaluation and feedback on progress.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course.
Week 2 Proposal writing, planning and scheduling. Project management techniques
Week 3 Presentation of Work Plan by each project team (I). Gantt charts and flow charts.
Week 4 Reliable reference search and literature review techniques. Library and on-line resource use
Week 5 Research Methods Philosophy of science and technology
Week 6 Proper referencing and plagiarism Standard reference formats
Week 7 Presentations by all teams to follow project progress (II). Project specific
Week 8 PROGRESS REPORT Project specific
Week 9 System analysis Analyzing engineering Systems
Week 10 Document structure, writing research report efficiently. Project specific
Week 11 Presentations by all teams to follow project progress (III). Project specific
Week 12 Writing conclusions and abstracts Project specific
Week 13 Final Project Presentation Project specific
Week 14 Final Project Presentation Project specific
Week 15 Final Report
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam (report and presentation) 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
In-class Presentations 1 30 1,2,3,4
Progress Report 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 2 15 30 Preparing In-term Presentations 5 4 20
Report Writing 1 15 15 Preparing Final Presentations 20 1 20
Individual Work 3 15 45 Supervisor Visits 2 10 20
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 29/11/2019
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