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Real Life Object Oriented Design Examples For A Class Of Professionals

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2003 Annual Conference


Nashville, Tennessee

Publication Date

June 22, 2003

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June 22, 2003

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June 25, 2003



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Student Interaction

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8.966.1 - 8.966.9



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Robin Qiu

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Ying Tang

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A class for professionals could be quite different from one for college students due to a variety of backgrounds and work experience. Some of them want to make a career change; some of them want to catch up with the state-of-the-art technologies. In class, concepts, principles, and equations might be too abstract when there are no good real life examples. Object relationship modeling in object-oriented software engineering course is a good example. This article briefly shows a few cases of how real life examples can help professional students understand the covered contents, which have been experimented in class using the Rational Rose enterprise suite. Issues on how examples get picked and how they should be explained and discussed are analyzed. A result of the experiment is given.

Qiu, R., & Tang, Y. (2003, June), Real Life Object Oriented Design Examples For A Class Of Professionals Paper presented at 2003 Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. 10.18260/1-2--12318

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