CHEM. 191A MEMBERS 2006_7. SENIORS. Duff-Amsel, David. Brown, Zachary West. Dr. Garza. Lazar, Daniel Chesnaye. Palmerton, Alec. COORDINATOR. Edens, Eric Clark. Farina-Henry, Samuel Joseph. Poindexter, Kathryn. Schiro, Mara Elizabeth. Sheu, Tommy. Hall, Evan Thomas.
Brown, Zachary West
Lazar, Daniel Chesnaye
Edens, Eric Clark
Farina-Henry, Samuel Joseph
Schiro, Mara Elizabeth
Hall, Evan Thomas
Hickstein, Daniel Durand
Johnson, Lewis Elwood V.
Wellman, Daniel Lind
ORGANIZATION LIST 2006-7
Step by step instructions. It couldn’t get any easier
b) http://www.chemistry.pomona.edu Use the info and refer
to guidelines in the web related to senior thesis.
READ ALL THIS INFO
SENIOR THESIS SYLLABUS
c) Attend all the seminars. Professor Johal is in charge of the
USING EndNote if you have not used it before.
Prof. Taylor will be available to show you on a one-on-one
basis the program EndNote to search for
Millions of researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians
use EndNote (patent pending) to search online bibliographic
databases, organize their references and images, and create
bibliographies and figure lists instantly. Instead of spending
hours typing bibliographies, or using index cards to organize
their references, they do it the easy way—by using
EndNote! EndNote for Windows and Macintosh is a valuable
all-in-one tool that integrates the following tasks into
Search bibliographic databases on the Internet
Organize references and images in a database
Construct your paper with built-in manuscript templates
Watch the bibliography and figure list appear as you write!
I need an electronic
version of it.
Talk to your advisor about it.
d) An annotated bibliography of your literature search is due
to the senior thesis coordinator and your advisor
Wednesday, October 18, 2006.
This is the Wednesday following the Fall break.
TELL US HOW YOU ARRIVE AT THIS
e) Learn how to use PowerPoint software effectively to facilitate
Don’t make it the focus, make it a tool!
f) While working on the written portion, you may examine
previous senior thesis in the department office
THESE STAY IN THE DEPARTMENT OFFICE! DO NOT TAKE
THEM OUT OF THE BUILDING!
g) Continue work on your project. At the end of the semester,
submit a short progress report and a
background introduction of your topic (4pgs.min)
to the senior thesis coordinator
and your advisor.
The report should discuss what has been accomplished
during the semester and set plans for work to be completed
during the following semester. The background report should
Indicate why your problem is important based on the literature
Search you did.
i)An orientation meeting will be held
very early in the semester when concrete deadlines will be given
j) Continue to analyze the literature and/or
collect data in the laboratory.
k) Assemble the information into a coherent picture,
identify holes, and attempt to fill them with further
experimentation and searching of the literature.
l) Attend planning meetings with faculty advisor
m) Meet with advisors on a regular basis. Remember; this is
a process, not a single presentation or written document.
The success rate on thesis is directly proportional
to contact level with advisors.
n) Schedule a practice session for your seminar
during the preceding week (NO LATER)
o) Practice with friends/discussant following
formal practice session
THE MORE THE BETTER.
p) Electronically submit your abstract (to
Lori Bell and me) two
weeks prior to the thesis presentation.
check with Lori Bell that she is
getting your abstract as you want it.
THIS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE PROGRAM
q) Give formal presentation. Dress properly.
Make certain your discussant introduces
you and go for it! EXPECT QUESTIONS
AND DISCUSSION OF YOUR PRESENTATION
Submit a copy of the presentation on disk
(if you use PowerPoint) to me the day
before or just after presentations are given.
Thursday and Friday, March 8 & 9, 2007
(FRIDAY BEFORE SPRING BREAK
so PLAN accordingly.)
We evaluate presentations and give feedback for the final round.
m) Submit two unbound copies of your thesis.
Monday April 9, 2007 at 5pm. first submission
This is not a rough draft. Your first and
second reader must get this to make corrections.
The two readers will carefully read the thesis and provide you with their
evaluations. Use their input to revise your thesis and submit one final,
bound copy of the thesis as well as the two previously submitted copies
with the readers' comments to the coordinator of the senior thesis on the
sixth Monday after the spring break (Monday, April 23, 2007).
This bound copy will become the permanent archival copy.
It is considered a courtesy to provide your two readers with a bound
copy of the final version.