Software Engineering Education: The Educational Needs of the Software Community

Overview

Focus on masters' level education in software engineering.
Topics discussed include: software engineering principles,
current software engineering curricula, experiences with ex-
isting courses, and the future of software engineering edu-
cation.

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Overview

Focus on masters' level education in software engineering.
Topics discussed include: software engineering principles,
current software engineering curricula, experiences with ex-
isting courses, and the future of software engineering edu-
cation.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461291299
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 439
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I Keynote Speech and Opening Discussion.- People Are Our Most important Product.- Opening Discussion.- Section II.- 1 Software Engineering Principles.- The Experimental Aspects of a Professional Degree in Software Engineering.- Cognitive Science View of Software Engineering.- Software Engineering Education: An Idealized Scenario.- Essential Elements of Software Engineering Education Revisited.- Software Engineering and Computer Science: How Do They Differ?.- The Environment for the Software Engineer.- Considerations for Graduate Software Engineering Education: An Air Force Perspective.- Why Is Software Engineering So Difficult?.- Technology Selection Education for Software Engineers.- Graduate-level Software Engineering Education: A Practitioner’s Viewpoint.- Some Observations on the Nature of the Software Engineering “Problem” and Their Implications for Software Engineering Education.- 2 Current Software Engineering Curricula.- Adapting to Changing Needs: A New Perspective on Software Engineering Education at Texas Christian University.- The Software Engineering First Degree at Imperial College, London.- The Master of Software Engineering Program at Seattle University after Six Years.- Academic/Industrial Collaboration in a Postgraduate Master of Science Degree in Software Engineering.- 3 Experiences with Existing Courses.- Skills versus Knowledge in Software Engineering Education: A Retrospective on the Wang Institute MSE Program.- Experience with a Software Engineering Project Course.- Software Engineering Project Laboratory: The Bridge Between University and Industry.- Software Projects in an Academic Environment.- Exercises in Software Engineering.- 4 Future of Software Engineering Education.- Trends in National Science Foundation Funded Research and Their Impact on Software Engineering Education.- Software Engineering: Anomalies in Today’s Education and a Prospectus for the Future.- Education for the Future of Software Engineering.- 5 Bibliography.- Section III Transcripts.- Report of the Software Engineering Principles Working Group.- Report of the Current Software Engineering Curricula Working Groups: A. Report of the Subgroup on Existing Curricula.- Report of the Current Software Engineering Curricula Working Groups: B. Report of the Subgroup on Best Curriculum.- Report of the Future Software Engineering Curriculum Working Group.- Section IV Appendix.- Appendix 1 Proposed Curriculum for a Master of Software Engineering (MSE).- Appendix 2 Educational Needs of the Software Community.

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