An Instructional Feedback Technique for Teaching Project Management Tools Aligned with PMBOK

Rafael Queiroz GONÇALVES, Christiane Gresse von WANGENHEIM, Jean Carlo Rossa HAUCK, Giani PETRI
2017 Informatics in Education. An International Journal  
The management of contemporary software projects is unfeasible without the support of a Project Management (PM) tool. In order to enable the adoption of PM tools in practice, teaching its usage is important as part of computer education. Aiming at teaching PM tools, several approaches have been proposed, such as the development of educational PM tools. However, such approaches are typically limited with respect to content coverage and instructional support. In this context, an important
more » ... e is the provision of instructional feedback, which is essential in order to help the students to learn based on the evaluation of their own actions. In order to take advantage of this technique, this article proposes its employment in an Instructional Unit, being integrated into the PM tool dotProject+, providing automated feedback based on the project plan being developed with the tool. This technique has been evaluated through a series of case studies.
doi:10.15388/infedu.2017.11 fatcat:aa6hmramfrhn3aodxliyvqvhn4