New Orleans, Louisiana
June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016
August 28, 2016
Computing & Information Technology
For several decades, Software Engineering (SE) course work has been an integral learning subject for computer science, information systems, and technology related matriculated students at undergraduate and graduate levels. During the same period, industry has continued to experience high failure rates, missed business outcomes, and poor user adoption for large software development initiatives. While there are many reasons for these issues, educators must focus on ensuring that SE course curricula and learning outcomes strive to create long-term positive impact. This paper will address how to improve readiness levels of students in learning environments by integrating best practices that can address these issues in the context of SE course work.
We create a clear case for change within the SE education pedagogy, and a research method to achieve the objective is outlined. The SE course curricula, current standards, and intended learning outcomes are examined which enables us to outline the changes required. Recommendations and suggested methods to help close the gaps are outlined.
Jagtiani, J. L., & Lewis, N. (2016, June), Enhancing Software Engineering Curricula By Incorporating Open, Data-Driven Planning Methods Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26702
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