Overview. Week 1 - August 31, September 2. About me About you Name Where are you from? What program are you in? Why are you taking this class Make a name tag. Introductions. EPP. Syllabus. http://lorrie.cranor.org/courses/fa04/ Office hours TA Books Class schedule
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Week 1 - August 31, September 2
An extensive list of privacy surveys from around the world is available from http://www.privacyexchange.org/iss/surveys/surveys.html.
What are you interested in?
What would you like to learn more about?
What topics might be relevant to your thesis work?
What topics might be relevant to your future career?
Select a small number of candidate topics (Sept 14)
How much information seems to be available?
Is this topic over done?
What open questions are there?
Do you still find this topic interesting?
Do you have the skills necessary to pursue this topic?
Focus (Sept 23 - one paragraph description)
Select a topic
Define a focused research question
Read some more
Conduct a “literature review”
Adjust your topic as needed
Write a project proposal (October 5)
Research and Communication SkillsSelecting a research topic