In today's class, I will go over the expectations for the final project and the presenter days.
Our goal will be to "self-organize" into groups of people with similar interests for final projects and determine who will present which presenter day papers.
It is helpful if you come in having done the following preparation:
- Read the Final Project Guidelines and check out the Gallery of Past Projects
- Think and be ready to briefly explain what topics interest you for a final project.
- In the Discussion page, instead of a review, add a introduction to yourself and read introductions of others.
- Skim the list of Presenter Day topics and Papers (in Assignments List)
- See below on what presenter day involves.
- After class, once you have determined a partner for your final project, you both should meet and come up with a tentative proposal. Then you can sign up for a time slot to talk to me on Thursday Nov 1 on this Google Form
Presenter day papers: These papers be student led and there will be no reviews required (everyone should be working hard on their final projects!). Each paper will be presented by two people, which is what you will sign up for during today's class. As a presenter your job is to read the papers, read extra background for context, and give an overview of the paper in the context of its field. You do not have to make it an interactive discussion like the rest of the class has been, but you can if you like and if you think it will enhance the learning experience for the rest of the class. This year most of the presenter day papers are focused on human collectives.