PROJECT “X”. UMR Opening Week 2004. New Student Programs & Enrollment Management. Freshman Class of 2004. NIKKO and UMR working together for Powerful FUN!. Project X – Internal Goals Have All New Students:. Meet one another and make 15 friends before classes start.
New Student Programs & Enrollment Management
Freshman Class of 2004
NIKKO and UMR working together for Powerful FUN!
Learning Objectivesof Project “X”
A License to Learn
Teams will race against time
to compete in the
for gadgets at
60 groups of 15-20 new UMR students will work as a team to earn funds to buy materials for designing, building and racing a remote controlled vehicle through an obstacle course.
Upper-Class Students will server as Mentors
and lead the groups as advisors
Current UMR Design Teams members were available for consulting (i.e. robotics club, formula car team, solar house team, steel bridge etc.)
A Faculty member will be provide guidance to each group throughout week
Limited time, materials and resources
Same theme, instructions and objectives
Training for mentors, organizations and faculty
Campus Pandemonium(Cross campus – Involvement)
College of Arts and Sciences
School of Materials, Energy and Earth Resources
School of Engineering
School of Management and Information Systems
Project DeliverablesA Focus on HOW student teams achieve the final outcomes
Every student must be involved in the physical
project not only the external assignments
How will it be built?
Pictures from Project X
Students working in mentor groups creating projects
Working on Journals
The Ethics of
Running the Obstacle Course
Waiting to announce the Winners!
Grand Prize – Team 50
NIKKO Outstanding Team Award
First Place – Team 10 – Mystery Machine