Class participation is a measure of your contributions to the course and a means to assess your intellectual engagement with the issues and materials in the course. Participation means:
Participation also accrues across the semester,
and not just
at the end. Participation is not the same as air or floor time. The
quality of insight is more
important than the quantity of insight/contributions. Class
accumulates with each class through discussion and
At the end of the
semester during project
presentations, each group will have to ask at least one
question to every group project presentation and then email that
questions to the TA.
class, please come prepared to discuss something new you have
discovered in the information retrieval and search engine world. This
can be a new search engine, new information available, digital
libraries, news, etc.
is mandatory; please see the instructor for
For any clarification, please ask the instructor.