EPICS Weekly Announcements

Spring 2014

Week 14 - 04/20 00:00:00 GMT+0/2014 to 04/27 00:00:00 GMT+0/2014

Announcement Archive
EPICS Spring 2014 Week 14 Announcements (April 21 – 25, 2014)

  1. Good luck in Design Reviews this week!

    a. See last week’s email (Week 13) for more information about design reviews: index_html

    b. Reminder: Send the link or URL of your design documentation to Guy Martin (martingl@purdue.edu) ASAP if you haven’t done so already so it can be posted for the reviewers.

    c. Schedule of design reviewers assigned by EPICS: REVIEWERS_Schedule.pdf (Note: the schedule often changes during the week. We will try to keep it as up to date as possible, but sometimes we only learn that someone cannot attend that morning.)

    d. Want to be a reviewer for another team and earn lecture/skill session credits? See skill sessions below.

  2. Camp Riley Immersive Summer experience: Looking for a meaningful and tremendous learning opportunity this summer? Participate in the summer EPICS Camp Riley Course. Please see attachment for more information.

  3. Upcoming lectures:
    a. No lecture on Monday, April 21st to prepare for Design Review
    b. Final lecture: Monday, April 28th at 4:30 pm in ARMS B071: Looking Forward/Feedback

  4. A preview of what is due Week 15 (April 28 – May 2, 2014):

Same as Week 8:
    a. Individual Evaluation Rubric
    b. Individual Documentation
    c. Peer Evaluations (in myEPICS)
    d. Project Leaders: Project Evaluation Rubric

In addition for Week 15:
    e. The Team Culture Survey (it takes 10 – 20 minutes to complete): ?SIDSV_5zlLDyKd4ilFdUF
    f. Purdue Course Evaluation (available 4/21 – 5/4): You can provide proof of completion of the course evaluations by printing/copying the “Completed evaluations” page under "Evaluations," showing that you completed them. (courseeval ).
    g. Final Reflection: Final_Reflection.docx
    h. Final updates to Design Documentation with feedback from Design Review, final work completed, and transition information

  5. Before you leave for the semester, please make sure all of your projects in the lab are put away or stored appropriately and very clearly labeled (sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between trash and treasure!). Please plan to clean out your lockers next week (Week 15) and return EPICS tools and supplies to the tool box/shelves, red tag and/or get rid of parts and materials you are no longer using, and throw away any food in your bin!

  6. Upcoming Skill Sessions: Register in myEPICS. Please unregister at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend.

    a. Student Design Reviewer
       i. Scheduled: throughout Design Review week (April 21 – 25)
       ii. Duration: 120 min. Credits: 1
       iii. Sponsor: Manaz Taleyarkhan (manaz@purdue.edu)
       iv. Presenters: EPICS Teams
    v. Description: Participate as a student design reviewer for another EPICS team
       vi. How you receive credit:
  1. Week 13, tell me which team you'd like to review. (manazrusi@gmail.com)
  2. Show up to review team. (complete yellow Design Reviewer Feedback)
  3. Have the TA sign green slip. Blank/completed slips shall reside in the TA office ARMS 1130.
  4. Week 15 check MyEPICS to make sure you received your credit.
  5. If you didn't get credit, than send an email to both me and the TA who signed your green slip.
       vii. Not sure which team to review? Check the schedule and descriptions!
  1. Team descriptions: Teams
  2. Lab Schedule: lab_schedule.html
       viii. The MyEPICS skill session time shown is that of the last lab. There are opportunities to review all week. Requests to review more than one team must be made to Dr. Carla Zoltowski (cbz@purdue.edu).
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