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Educating software engineers of the future: software quality through problem-based learning.

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dc.contributor.author Richardson, Ita
dc.contributor.author Reid, Louise
dc.contributor.author Seidman, Stephen B
dc.contributor.author Pattinson, Bob
dc.contributor.author Delaney, Yvonne
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-15T11:53:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-15T11:53:07Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1710
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Software Engineering graduates are expected to enter the workforce with both technical and soft skills. In addition, software quality is a topic that is becoming increasingly important both because of educational and industry requirements. Software engineering lecturers need to bring their research into the classroom. Bringing all of these together can pose the lecturer with a dilemma that is not easily solvable. This paper presents how problem-based learning, a pedagogical methodology that is popular in medicine and other disciplines, can be used to accomplish these goals in a single course module. It describes a research project which analyses the implementation of problem-based learning within a M.Sc. Software engineering quality module, and evaluates the outcomes against published expectations. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/247787
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEET);2011
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSEET.2011.5876161
dc.rights “© 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject software quality en_US
dc.subject problem-based learning en_US
dc.title Educating software engineers of the future: software quality through problem-based learning. en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.contributor.sponsor European Commission
dc.relation.projectid DG INSFO (FP7 247787)
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess


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