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
participation accumulates with each class through discussion
For every 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.
Attendance is mandatory; please
see the instructor for absence.
For any clarification, please ask the