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Project Identification Phase

Goal is to identify a specific, compelling need to be addressed

Common tasks

  • Conduct needs assessment (if need not already defined)
  • Identify stakeholders (customer, users, person maintaining project, etc.)
  • Define basic stakeholder requirements (objectives or goals of projects and constraints)
  • Determine time constraints of the project


1.1 Intro to Service Learning
1.2 Brainstorming Projects
1.3 Survey of Community
1.4 Code of Cooperation
1.5 Teaming Skills
1.6 Intro to Project Scenario
1.7 Prototype to Communicate
1.8 Proof of Concept
1.9 – 1.15 Additional Lessons
1.16 Gate

Gate 1: Continue if have identified appropriate EPICS project that meets a compelling need