THE KING'S UNIVERSITY
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:
Dr Michael Janzen
Dr. Andrew Tappenden
Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Dr Tetyana Khramova
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:
|credits 3(130 hours)
|The second practicum placement. The requirements for this course are the same as for CMPT 480.
Prerequisites: CMPT 480 and consent of instructor
|All projects for CMPT 480/481 shall share the following common goals:
projects shall be beneficial to the
student by providing an opportunity
to develop skills and/or research knowledge in the
discipline of Computing Science.
- The projects shall be well defined and tractable.
projects shall be substantial. It
is expected that any project the
student shall complete will be appropriate for
a senior level Computing Science course.
project shall be the property of
the student insofar as it will
be necessary for the student to
disseminate into the public domain knowledge directly related to this
project unless other agreements with the client have been reached.
Knowledge gained by the student outside the scope of the project shall
remain exclusively the property of the supervisor or supervising
business unless otherwise mutually agreed upon. (If the project
involves propriety information or trade secrets, a separate agreement
with the client may be necessary. Please discuss this with potential
clients and the Academic Advisor or Work Integrated Learning
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Please note that the ongoing performance will contain a
confidential evaluation from the Client Supervisor and might be not be
available to the student.
|CMPT 480/481 are project based courses designed to provide students with experience in a commercial, industrial, or non-proﬁt setting under the supervision of a computing professional or other suitable supervisor.
a student to successfully complete both CMPT480 and CMPT481 at least
one of these practicums must be for a non-profit organization, or for a
for-profit organization while working on a non-profit project. It is
expected that the student will receive 10 hours of contact time per
week, on average, over the course of a term (13 weeks) or the
The objectives of this practicum are:
Enhancement - to expose students to real-life projects where they may
apply their theoretical and practical knowledge in computing science as
well as gain additional hands-on experience;
- Problem Solving
and Critical Thinking Skills Development – to challenge students to
critically analyze project problems, decisions, and actions from a
practising professional’s perspective;
- Project-Management and
Interpersonal Skills Development – to offer students real-life
organizational and business environments to practice their time- and
project-managmant skills, as well as oral and written communication
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary
from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult
the course instructor for up to date details.