The Capstone Thesis Document is the most comprehensive venue you have to describe your project and demonstrate the success of your solution. It is a complete summary of your work this semester and will be used to assess your preparedness for the design profession.
The document will be made up of several previous deliverables (justification, landscape analysis, prototyping process) and a final section that showcases the final design solution and its success.
PDF, delivered electronically.
Outline for PDF document:
This project is worth 60% of your overall course grade. It will be evaluated on:
Is the problem relevant and worth investigating. Is it evident that you understand the problem space?
Did you develop an appropriate solution through a people-centered process?
Was your solution a success?
|Category||% of total|
|Contextual Research Document||10%|
|Landscape Analysis and Design Criteria Document||10%|
|Process overview document||10%|
|Senior Thesis Presentation||10%|
|Senior Thesis Document||60%|
*Categories and percentage breakdown subject to change.
It is critical that you submit your work on time. A late submission will result in grade reduction. Due to the importance of this project, the exact grade reduction will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Generally, I will adhere to a 10% reduction per day.