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Robert Althauser

Fall 1999

Sociology 410

Section 3905

Y2K:Will the Millennium Bug Byte?


Ballantine 205

2:30-3:45 PM MonWed

Office: Ballantine Hall 842D (855-5426)


Syllabus

Calendar

(Updated 10/20; (Now extends through Project 2)

Home Page of Monroe County Y2K Action Group  Post'em (Grades)
Portal to ACT (Asynchronous Collaboration Tool)   Portal to Oncourse

 Course Description  Introduction to Y2K
 A Note to Incoming Students (4/21/99) Why You Should Take Y2K Seriously
 Criteria for Projects Y2K Issues (for projects)
Criteria for Questions from Panelists Moira Smith's GUIDE to Finding and Evaluating Current Information

 Panels for Project 1:

Monday Oct 11:

  • Healthcare (by Jennifer, Leah)
    • Heather
    • Alysse
  • GRID (Emily,Matthew,Ryan)
    • Eric
    • Chris B.
    • Chris J.
  • Air Transport (Adam, Heather, Alysse)
    • Jennifer
    • Leah
    • Pam

Links to Project Reports:


[mixture of drafts and final versions]

HEALTHCARE

The GRID

AIR TRANSPORT

OIL SUPPLY CHAIN

(print out the whole document)

COMMUNICATION (draft)

 Web Oct 13

  • Oil Supply Chain (by Chris B., Chris J. and Pam)
    • Meaghan
    • Jon
    • Emily
  • Communications (by Eric, Jon, Meaghan)
    • Matt
    • Ryan
    • Adam

  Panels for Project 2:

Monday Nov 29:

  • Rail (by Eric,Courtney,Jon)
    • Emily
    • Alysse
    • Matt
  • Government (by Jennifer, Leah, Meaghan and Chris B)
    • Pam
    • Ryan
    • Adam
    • Chris J


Wednesday Dec 1:

  • Food (by Emily, Pam, Adam and Chris J)
    • Courtney
    • Leah
    • Chris B.
    • Heather
  • Chemicals (by Heather, Alysse, Ryan and Matt)
    • Jennifer
    • Eric
    • Jon
    • Meaghan

Links to Project Reports:


[mixture of drafts and final versions]

RAIL TRANPORT

(go to ACT for now)

GOVERNMENT

Medicaid/Welfare

Defense, CIA

FOOD

Domestic, foreign supplies

Processing

Distribution

CHEMICALS

Accidents

Chemical Plants

Pharmaceuticals

Local Chemical Hazards

 

 Other useful materials