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Managing the Multiple Meanings of Organizational Culture in Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Consulting

M. A. Dixon, D. S. Dougherty
2009 Journal of Business Communication  
In conclusion, the experiment provides empirical support for the role of comprehension in the preference for and appreciation of English in international advertising." J. A.  ...  The seven principles were derived empirically from a fi eld study and from our understanding of software acquisition.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0021943609355790 fatcat:2w3pdqxzwncspboigzhisvvoyi

User-Developed Applications: An Empirical Study of Application Quality and Developer Productivity

Dana T. Edberg, Brent J. Bowman
1996 Journal of Management Information Systems  
In the software engineering perspective of quality, the “product use and operation” dimension of software is similar to the user information satisfaction construct.  ...  Her prior work experience includes software engineering project management in govern- ment and industry as well as consulting and training in IS management and software design processes.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.1996.11518117 fatcat:m4nvbbomcjbgbbuy3xqsccqmu4

Maps of student genres in engineering: a didactic model for teaching academic and professional Spanish language

Enrique Sologuren Insúa
2020 Language Value  
This study has two main objectives: a) to create a map of student genres from a learner corpus of the engineering field and b) to propose a didactic model for teaching academic and professional Spanish  ...  This paper has been developed in the field of study called student genres (Navarro 2018) and it uses the analysis of situated genre (Swales 2018, Pérez-Llantada 2015) as its methodological platform.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to thank the three departments of Computer Science Civil Engineering that participated in this research: Escuela de Ingeniería Informática (PUCV), Departamento de Ingeniería  ... 
doi:10.6035/languagev.2020.12.6 fatcat:lwf6cs5i3vem3jlhkcsrbgypv4

The Science of Computer Science: Closing Statement

Richard Snodgrass, Peter Denning
2014 ACM Ubiquity  
One major problem with using either of the terms empirical or experimental is that the engineering perspective utilizes experiments extensively to judge improvement of novel designs, methodologies, and  ...  As an example, McGeoch and Moret mentioned four Dagstuhl workshops on "algorithm engineering."  ... 
doi:10.1145/2633608 fatcat:n2dohaalz5g3nmywnloupi5suq

Improved code defect detection with fault links

Jane Huffman Hayes, Inies R. Chemannoor, E. Ashlee Holbrook
2010 Software testing, verification & reliability  
Two experiments were undertaken to evaluate the usefulness of fault links, one with 26 Computer Science students and another with 24 software engineering professionals.  ...  For the second experiment, more total defects were found by the participants using fault link information for one of the two components and more hard to detect defects were found, in the same amount of  ...  We thank Prashant Ramachandran and Dr Raphael Finkel. We thank the participants in the two experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1002/stvr.426 fatcat:j7ovfkqv7bdjzndtlvpjmhnanu

Benefits and barriers of user evaluation in software engineering research

Raymond P.L. Buse, Caitlin Sadowski, Westley Weimer
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 ACM international conference on Object oriented programming systems languages and applications - OOPSLA '11  
In this paper, we identify trends about, benefits from, and barriers to performing user evaluations in software engineering research.  ...  We identify the external measures of impact, such as best paper awards and citation counts, that are correlated with the presence of user evaluations.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are indebted to Andrew Begel for insightful conversations and substantial commentary on an early draft of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2048066.2048117 dblp:conf/oopsla/BuseSW11 fatcat:wtivmbojh5bztfdgw55ly765jq

Benefits and barriers of user evaluation in software engineering research

Raymond P.L. Buse, Caitlin Sadowski, Westley Weimer
2011 SIGPLAN notices  
In this paper, we identify trends about, benefits from, and barriers to performing user evaluations in software engineering research.  ...  We identify the external measures of impact, such as best paper awards and citation counts, that are correlated with the presence of user evaluations.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are indebted to Andrew Begel for insightful conversations and substantial commentary on an early draft of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2076021.2048117 fatcat:exjln4bsg5gppbutkyc3yxb4am

Cognitive factors in perspective-based reading (PBR): A protocol analysis study

Bryan Robbins, Jeff Carver
2009 2009 3rd International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement  
A number of threats to validity are identified for the protocol analysis method and the parameters of the current experiment.  ...  Using the protocol analysis technique from cognitive science, the authors coded concurrent verbal reports from novice reviewers and used frequency-based analysis to consider existing research on cognition  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank the members of the Empirical Software Engineering Group at Mississippi State University. We also wish to thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1109/esem.2009.5316027 dblp:conf/esem/RobbinsC09 fatcat:ck4lyxbmyzf4hf4ekdzblnikja

The Importance of Formative Assessment in Science and Engineering Ethics Education: Some Evidence and Practical Advice

Matthew W. Keefer, Sara E. Wilson, Harry Dankowicz, Michael C. Loui
2013 Science and Engineering Ethics  
Two studies at two different universities demonstrate the usefulness of classroom-based, formative assessments for improving the quality of students' case responses in computational modeling and research  ...  This paper speaks to these concerns by demonstrating the importance of aligning classroom-based assessments to clear ethical learning objectives in order to help students and instructors track their progress  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11948-013-9428-5 pmid:23338793 fatcat:nflzl6eljfaedk4wer5ia6olpu

The Impact of an Agile Methodology on the Well Being of Development Teams

Sharifah Syed-Abdullah, Mike Holcombe, Marian Gheorge
2006 Empirical Software Engineering  
This result needs further investigation on the individual effects of each practice on the wellbeing and attitudes of Software Engineering (SE) teams.  ...  Initial results showed that an agile methodology (XP) has a positive effect on the level of enthusiasm of the software developers in the most dynamic project.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Carolyn Axtell for the advise on analysing the wellbeing variables and Jarita Duasa for her advise during the analysis of the quantitative data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-006-5968-5 fatcat:ea5f6x5ulrflvfx3pmaoo7bjsm

Methodological Issues in Research and Development [chapter]

Hugh Burkhardt
2013 Proficiency and Beliefs in Learning and Teaching Mathematics  
I am grateful to Kaye Stacey for the stimulus of that invitation and for many discussions on issues of methodology, before and since.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This chapter has developed over the last decade from the concluding talk that I gave at the ICMI Algebra Study conference in Melbourne in 2001.  ...  In lessons with the ITMA software, the software on screen took over much of the manager, explainer and task-setter roles, and the teachers moved to play counsellor and fellow student.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-6209-299-0_13 fatcat:il643ezvwjbtjnkphtz4xs7s2u

Centricities of STEM curriculum frameworks: Variations of the S-T-E-M Quartet

Tang Wee Teo, Aik Ling Tan, Yann Shiou Ong, Ban Heng Choy
2021 STEM Education  
<p style='text-indent:20px;'>This commentary is an extension to the integrated S-T-E-M Quartet Instructional Framework that has been used to guide the design, implementation and evaluation of integrated  ...  These variations to the S-T-E-M Quartet aims to expand the scope and utility of the framework in creating curriculum experiences for diverse profiles of learners, varied contextual conditions, and broad  ...  Case 3: A group of students in a school have exposure to coding and knows how to use the coding software, Python.  ... 
doi:10.3934/steme.2021011 fatcat:ug5s2iglnreutkb6ddwnmhoeqm

Why do we need personality diversity in software engineering?

Luiz Fernando Capretz, Faheem Ahmed
2010 Software engineering notes  
to catalyze effort among software engineers leading towards a deeper understanding and broader applications of human factors in the light of the activities involving the engineering of software; and (4  ...  ) to emphasize the important of skill diversity in the software engineering field.  ...  In contemporary society, the software industry has become a major employer. It has, in fact, generated many commentaries on the unique contributions of professionals engaged in its many subareas.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1734103.1734111 fatcat:pl3kphcaard2nlqtpk5scuxp4y

An Online Bioinformatics Curriculum

David B. Searls, Fran Lewitter
2012 PLoS Computational Biology  
This course focuses on the equations and techniques most useful in science and engineering.'' Commentary.  ...  ''In this course, students get hands-on experience in developing software for massively parallel computing resources.  ...  Certainly the curriculum above is constrained by the available online courses, as discussed below in the conclusion. In addition the patchwork nature of the  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002632 pmid:23028269 pmcid:PMC3441465 fatcat:n2ckzvbcf5fqfnw6vm4t7p3goi

End-user software engineering with assertions in the spreadsheet paradigm

M. Burnett, C. Cook, O. Pendse, G. Rothermel, J. Summet, C. Wallace
2003 25th International Conference on Software Engineering, 2003. Proceedings.  
We also report the results of a controlled experiment, with 59 end-user subjects, to investigate the usefulness of this approach.  ...  This paper describes an approach we have developed for supporting assertions in end-user software, focusing on the spreadsheet paradigm.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the members of the Visual Programming Research Group at Oregon State University for their feedback and help. This work was supported in part by NSF under award ITR-0082265.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2003.1201191 dblp:conf/icse/BurnettCPRSW03 fatcat:xrddt2v4tbejpajqg7qgjmrerm
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