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Interdisciplinary Project-Based Learning in Ergonomics for Software Engineers: A Case Study

A. Branzan Albu, K. Malakuti, H. Tuokko, W. Lindstrom-Forneri, K. Kowalski
2008 2008 The Third International Conference on Software Engineering Advances  
Our case study evaluates the educational outcomes of a course project that dealt with the error analysis and prototype-level redesign of a software tool for elderly users.  ...  This paper discusses an interdisciplinary educational initiative led by an instructional team with backgrounds in engineering and psychology in the context of an ergonomics course for software engineers  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge the contributions to redesign aspects of Roadwise Review of the class of SENG 412 2007 at the University of Victoria, and in particular of Trevor Beugeling (who wrote the  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsea.2008.70 dblp:conf/icsea/AlbuMTLK08 fatcat:7wevzy67czephntjqq2hipk7fm

A case study of industry–academia communication in a joint software engineering research project

Sergio Rico, Elizabeth Bjarnason, Emelie Engström, Martin Höst, Per Runeson
2021 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
To better understand what facilitates good IA communication and what project outcomes such communication promotes, we performed a case study, in the context of a long-term IA joint project, followed by  ...  This study aims to explore communication between the two parties in such a setting.  ...  In software engineering, Garousi et al 4 conducted a systematic literature review on IA collaborations, with a final set of 33 primary studies.  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.2372 fatcat:q42p4ctatzayncvva4667plpmq

Towards an Explanatory Theory of Motivation in Software Engineering: A Qualitative Case Study of a Small Software Company

A. Cesar C. Franca, David E. S. Carneiro, Fabio Q. B. da Silva
2012 2012 26th Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering  
This research presents a grounded theory aimed at describing and explaining the motivation of software engineers in the context of a small private software company, in Recife, Brazil.  ...  In this case study, learning and growth needs emerged as the strongest drivers of motivation, which in turn increase the goal commitment of engineers and create the conditions for better job performance  ...  trainees) as well as graduated students in software engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbes.2012.28 dblp:conf/sbes/FrancaCS12 fatcat:soieg27q4jbzbezatj66wp25mi

Developer initiation and social interactions in OSS: A case study of the Apache Software Foundation

Mohammad Gharehyazie, Daryl Posnett, Bogdan Vasilescu, Vladimir Filkov
2014 Empirical Software Engineering  
Maintaining a productive and collaborative team of developers is essential to Open Source Software (OSS) success, and hinges upon the trust inherent among the team.  ...  We find that the social network metrics, in particular the amount of two-way communication a person participates in, are more significant predictors of one's likelihood to becoming a committer.  ...  Rahman et al. used Apache projects to study cross project defect prediction, and bias in software engineering datasets [43, 44] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-014-9332-x fatcat:oehgwofv6nd6jkb2abtgil2iva

Crowdsourcing Scientific Software Documentation: A Case Study of the NumPy Documentation Project

Aleksandra Pawlik, Judith Segal, Helen Sharp, Marian Petre
2015 Computing in science & engineering (Print)  
Using the NumPy documentation project as a case study, we discuss how to leverage the knowledge about software that resides within the user community.  ...  This paper considers documentation crowdsourcing as a way to address the issue.  ...  The case study demonstrated that users across the continuum were capable of making useful contributions to the project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcse.2014.93 fatcat:wkcb3ehb4jadrbncyaomqm4w3u

Exploring the outsourcing relationship in software startups

Anh Nguyen Duc, Pekka Abrahamsson
2017 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering - EASE'17  
This is among the first investigations on the outsourcing relationships in software startups. By conducting exploratory case studies at six startups, we found a mixed experience with outsourcing.  ...  Software startups are becoming increasingly popular in software industry as well as other sectors of economy.  ...  The study was performed under a large-scale multiple case study research about the state of practice in software startups.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3084226.3084248 dblp:conf/ease/DucA17 fatcat:7wm3lpbmavem5inewsj23rwple

Fostering student engagement through a real-world, collaborative project across disciplines and institutions

Laura Mebert, Roy Barnes, Jacqueline Dalley, Leszek Gawarecki, Farnaz Ghazi-Nezami, Gregory Shafer, Jill Slater, Erin Yezbick
2020 Higher Education Pedagogies  
2020) Fostering student engagement through a real-world, collaborative project across disciplines and institutions, Higher Education Pedagogies, 5:1, 30-51, ABSTRACT Ample research has identified several  ...  features of a learning experience likely to enhance student learning, including collaboration, open-ended exploration, and problem-based learning in real-life scenarios.  ...  Acknowledgments This project was completed under the auspices of the IRB of the University of Michigan-Flint and was funded by the Quad-POD Consortium's Faculty Learning Communities initiative.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23752696.2020.1750306 fatcat:l23og4owr5gkpjiw22zjn6rf5i

Driving a Sustainable University-Industry Partnership [chapter]

Zainuddin Abd Manan, Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi
2020 Sustainable Organizations - Models, Applications, and New Perspectives [Working Title]  
A successful and sustainable academia-industry partnership can result from a university's efforts in driving values in its collaboration with industry.  ...  There has been a lot of emphasis on the need for academia-industry collaboration.  ...  . 15 Driving a Sustainable University-Industry Partnership DOI: /10.5772/intechopen.94990  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.94990 fatcat:q6uo2wc7cngcfl3ugzzhohgewy

Universities [chapter]

2021 Open Knowledge Institutions  
These values are echoed in mission statements and strategic plans across the world: the university envisions itself as a space in which knowledge is produced, often in collaboration with other partners  ...  At the founding of Johns Hopkins University Press (2019) in 1878, for example, Daniel Colt Gilman, the first president of Johns Hopkins University, stated, "It is one of the noblest duties of a university  ...  their support of a diverse student population, open universities do not typically encompass the full spectrum of criteria that are imagined in the case of an OKI because they confine openness to the student  ... 
doi:10.7551/mitpress/13614.003.0007 fatcat:odf64wctirfyramozbbp2jswxq

Inter-university project based on LEGO NXT

Adam Pilat, Andrew J. Kornecki, Jean-Marc Thiriet, Wojciech Grega, Ondrej Rysavy
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications  
A Web-based Project Management System (WebPMS) has been used to improve communication and test Internet based tools for inter-university collaboration.  ...  The paper describes the mechanism for involving students from multilingual, geographically separated institutions in a coordinated educational experience and presents the observations and evaluation of  ...  ILERT engages four university partners proposing a pilot study leading to establishing international curriculum framework focusing on the important aspect of the computer/system/control/software engineering  ... 
doi:10.1109/cca.2009.5280972 dblp:conf/IEEEcca/PilatKTGR09 fatcat:47q43ipowrhkvemtoooafstdiy

Universality of Egoless Behavior of Software Engineering Students

Pradeep Waychal, Luiz Fernando Capretz
2018 International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction  
This paper proposes a multi-stage approach to develop egoless behavior and discusses the universality of the egoless behavior by studying cohorts from three different countries, i.e., Japan, India, and  ...  Software organizations have relied on process and technology initiatives to compete in a highly globalized world. Unfortunately, that has led to little or no success.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank all the students and who participated in the exercise and our Japanese associates Ms. Ayano Ohsaki and Dr. Niimura who facilitated data collection from the Japanese cohort.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijthi.2018010106 fatcat:75ixbuu3rvhdjipzv3miaiw7h4

Teaching Software Systems Thinking at The Open University

Michel Wermelinger, Jon G. Hall, Lucia Rapanotti, Leonor Barroca, Magnus Ramage, Arosha Bandara
2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering  
In this paper, we describe our undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the software systems area, how we teach them at a distance, and our focus on shifting our students' minds into a reflective, critical  ...  Most of our students are in employment and study from home, contacting their tutor and fellow students via e-mail and discussion forums.  ...  requirements elicitation and analysis exercise based on a case study scenario.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2015.161 dblp:conf/icse/WermelingerHRBR15 fatcat:ipyqapvub5eqjavu3visieqsji

Interactive Architecture-Interdisciplinary Design Pedagogy in Shenzhen University

Yifei Li .
2019 KnE Social Sciences  
By reviewing conceptual and practical cases and related theories, the readers can have a primary understanding of the particular subject and may also change their way of thinking and doing architecture  ...  As interactive architecture is still in its beginning stage, many explorations and related methodologies need to be put in a theoretical framework.  ...  Pedagogical framework of Interactive Architecture in Shenzhen University With the intention above, the thesis project seeks to collaborate students with multiple professionals to develop a solution for  ... 
doi:10.18502/kss.v3i27.5540 fatcat:oupiygstqvag5iyga2cjxxtn64

Competitive universities need to internationalize learning: Perspectives from three European universities

Ana Maria Lara, Keith Stuart, Jan Karpe, Heide Faeskorn-Woyke, Raúl Poler, Rafael Brotons
2009 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
This paper describes an approach to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) based on a real case study of students that belong to five European Universities of this paper is two-fold: on the one hand  ...  opening up extra-communitarian frontiers, employment opportunities in foreign firms, collaborative projects and research through European inter-university networks.  ...  which the advances are applied in a very similar way across the world regardless of where they originate".  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.2009.v2n1.p299-318 fatcat:sm7m2buflngdppqybtikoynvwa

London South Bank University [chapter]

2018 The Grants Register 2019  
for preparing programme specifications, which are descriptions of the what is on offer to students in individual programmes of study.  ...  They outline the intended knowledge, skills, understanding and attributes of a student completing that programme.  ...  in Engineering are suitable for the programmes of study leading to the named awards.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-349-95810-8_766 fatcat:3yf36mp2ezhy3eq5y7aag72p7u
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