Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Grad Programs  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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TMGT 511 Emerging Technologies

 Tentative Schedule (subject to revision as necessary)
 

Term: Fall 2022 (228), Sub-term F Section: 01W
Day: VariableTime: Variable
Instructor: Dr. Jason Lee Davis

Date

2022 Topics

Class Lessons, Readings, Activities, & Assignments

Activities/Assignments Due

Notes

 Week

beginning
...
    Most activities are typically due on Sunday of the week identified unless otherwise indicated here or in the course instructions.

Days are for the week indicated in the first column.

1

Aug 29 Introduction to the Course.
Exponential Computing Power Growth
Preliminary Quiz
Introduce Yourself
Textbook
  Pages 1-6
Assignment 1

Preliminary Quiz with Acknowledgements must be completed before midnight, Sunday.
Assignment 1

Your Preliminary Quiz and acceptance of the University Graduate Student Academic Dishonesty Procedure (ADP) & Syllabus must be acknowledged to enable access to the course content beyond Week 1.

2

Sept 5 Emerging Technologies: Enablers of Disruption
Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Flying Drones
Textbook
  Pages 7-32
Assignment 2
Assignment 2  

3

Sept 12 Emerging Technologies: Enablers of Disruption
3D Printing
Internet of Things
Virtual and Augmented Reality
Textbook
  Pages 33-54
Assignment 3
Assignment 3

 

4

Sept 19 Emerging Technologies: Enablers of Disruption
Biotechnology
Alternative Energies
Blockchain
Textbook
  Pages 55-70

Assignment 4
Project Assignment begins
Assignment 4  

5

Sept 26 The Future of Work: Shifts Driven By Emerging Technologies
Reality Blurred
Blackbox Combinations
Augmented Humanity
Towards Full Automation
Textbook
PART II
  Pages 71-100

Discussion 1
Discussion 1
  Initial post due Wednesday
  Response posts due Sunday

Friday - Last Day to Drop course with a grade of "Q" while remaining enrolled.  You cannot drop a single class after this date without withdrawing from ALL courses.

6

Oct 3 Getting Ready for Disruption: Preparing for Exponential Change
Education for Disruptors
Solving Problems
Engineering Security
The Transition to Prosperity
Textbook
PART III
  Pages 101-149
Assignment 5
Assignment 5

7

Oct 10 Special Topics on Emerging Technology Discussion 2 Discussion 2
  Initial post due Wednesday
  Response posts due Sunday

Tuesday - Last day to withdraw from all full-term courses.  You cannot drop a single class at this time without withdrawing from ALL courses.  Instructors are required to post grades for all students on the roster after this date.

8

Oct 17 Final Project Week

Project Assignment concludes

THE END
Project due Wednesday, 11:59pm.

 

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Oct 24 Second 8-week Sub-term "G" courses begin: TMGT 515
TMGT 516
 

 

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Dec 12      

 

  Friday,
Dec 16
GRADUATE COMMENCEMENT - 4:00PM    

 

Note: All times indicated are local time in the Central Time Zone.

Green - Reading Assignments
Blue - Course Assignments
Purple - Discussion Activities

Red - Project Assignment

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Rev. August 17, 2022