Spring 1 Day 6 Checklist

Before Class

  1. Watch video lecture  “Day 6: Design and Project Management” which will be in PioneerWeb from  the “Video Lectures” button.  [Slides available]
  2. Read Fun without Borders: Agile Games for Distributed Teams by Sandra Petrova.  Is there anything that you might be willing and able to do as a team-building exercise with your new team??
  3. Ask questions in our MS Teams channel.

In Class [Required]

    1. Teams will be announced before class
    2. Brief all-class check in and introduction to the alumni mentors
    3. By 8:55 am, break into teams with your alumni mentor
      1. Introductions
      2. Review the information you have about your project (last term’s final report, GitHub, Heroku)
      3. With alumni mentor, decide upon a meeting schedule (tentative) and how best to communicate with your mentor and how frequently (record this for the Team Charter)
      4. Strategize with alumni mentor and 326 student(s) on how best to manage the GitHub repo and working on the project management and logistics
      5. Develop a Team Name (it SHOULD be something fun …. try this Scrum Team Name Generator)
      6. Choose the ONE person who will be the main contact for your community partner and decide when to try to meet with the community partner
      7. Teams need to create a Team Charter and plan to create their Memo of Understanding
    4. 9:40 am, rejoin the meeting in the General Chat

Team Assignments

Team assignments were emailed  …. let me know if you didn’t get yours

Mentors (Tentative):

  • Terian: CS Anti-Racism Library
  • Alex: CLS Student Funding Sources
  • Wes: Interactive Community-Engaged Learning Toolkit
  • Ian: Graduate Outcomes Data Analysis and Visualization

After Class

  1. As a team:
    1. create the Team Charter (due February 10)
    2. the contact person should make contact with the community partner as soon as possible so that you can meet (virtually) by the end of the week, if that is possible
    3. with the community partner, draft the Memo of Understanding (soft deadline of February 12)

Upcoming Assignments

  • Homework 1 due TODAY at 10:30 pm
  • Reading Journal 3 is due Tuesday by 10:30 pm

Additional Resources