CS 107 Computers and Their Applications

Fall 2006

Buckman Hall 120

Team Final Project

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This term project is major body of work on an approved computer related topic. The project encompasses many of the software skills learned throughout the semester. During the final classes of the semester, each team will presentation on the team's selected topic to the rest of the class. The presentation will then be followed by a five minute question and answer session and a critique by the rest of the class of the student's presentation. A written term paper, 10 page minimum, is due on the day which the team gives their presentation.

Teams must have their final presentation topic approved by October 13, 2006

Scheduled Presentations


Presentation Number


Presenting Team

11/10 1 The History of Apple Jes, Dave, Mike
11/10 2 Nanotechnology Kyle, Jonathon, Seth
11/10 3 Online Gaming Timothy, Shannon
11/15 4 Grace Hopper Brandon, Margaret, Tabitha
11/15 5 The Life of Bill Gates Kyra, Craig. Andrew
11/15 6 E-Commerce & Ebay Ashley, Jennie, Jonette
11/15 7 History of Computer Gaming Michael, Vincent, Matthew
11/17 8 Software used in Business Wynn, Raffaela
11/17 9 Computer Crime - Identity Theft Tim, Abe, Tom
11/17 10 Apple Vs. Microsoft Anjali, Elvira, Lysette
12/1 11 History of Microprocessors Stephanie, Justin, TJ
12/1 12 Computers in Law Enforcement Eileen, Edwin, Thomas
12/1 13 History of iPods Matt, Emily, Cassie, Laura
12/1 14 Internet Radio Kristina, Jenna, Coral
12/6 15 Cybercrime - Hackers Danielle, Julianna, Geralyn
12/6 16 Computers in the Military Melissa, Rob, Steve, Kelvin
12/6 17 Mobile Computing Mike, Stephanie, Aaron
12/6 18 Steve Jobs Nick, Stacey, Matt
12/6 19 How the WWW Effects Communications
Since I have not yet received a copy of this presentation, use this link to find the answer to the exam question
Robert, Ashlye, Chris
12/6 20 Computers in Medical Technology Angel, Brittani, Kevin
12/8 22 Computers and Fire Science Wyatt, Mark, Tom
12/8 23 Using Computers to Make Music Chase, Courtney, Matthew
12/8 24 History of Cellphones Monica, Joe, Nicole
12/8 25 Weblogs and their Effect on Old Media Maggie, Helin

Target Audience: Your peers

Type of Presentation: Informative

Final Project Grade Basis

All citations in the term paper must follow the MLA style sheet guidelines - http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/MLAstyle.pdf

Good stuff from Purdue University Writing Labs

Project Requirements

Term/Research Paper


Some Information on Powerpoint Presentations

A good example of what NOT to do
Gettysburg Address via Powerpoint - http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/

and - Powerpoint is Evil - http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.09/ppt2.html

Guidelines for PowerPoint Presentations - http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/it/slides/

How to give a good PowerPoint presentation - http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1134342

Research Paper Links:

How to Write a Term Paper - http://www.gale.com/free_resources/term_paper/index.htm

Term Paper Guidelines - http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/termpapr.htm

Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_mla.html

GENERAL TERM PAPER GUIDELINES - http://www.cc.utah.edu/~mp2434/termpap.html

Last Updated: 12/10/06