Category: Massive Open Online Courses

  • Australian Software Factory Attendees Share their Experiences

    Last Australian summer (December – February 2015), we launched the Australian Software Factory (ASF) with a small number of dedicated students who participated in the ASF for earning work experience towards their degree program. All of them were enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering in Software, BE (Software) degree program at the University of Adelaide,…

  • Research Methods for Software Engineering Students

    The Software Engineering community is increasingly recognising the value of empirical evidence to support research and practice. Empirical evidence provides a means to evaluate the utility of promising research areas and to help practitioners to make informed technology adoption decisions. Hence, there is an increasing need for providing software engineering researchers and practitioners with appropriate…

  • IEEE/ACM Guidelines for Software Engineering Curriculum

    Software Engineering educators and research would be quite keen to know that the IEEE/ACM Curriculum¬†Guidelines for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Software Engineering have been released. The work on the revision of the previous guidelines from 2004 has been carried out by ¬†a joint task force on Computing Curricula IEEE Computer Society Association for Computing Machinery…

  • A New Course for BE (Software) Degree – Engineering Software as a Service

    Software Engineers are expected to develop and evolve increasingly complex systems and services using Agile and Lean approaches and emerging technologies like Cloud computing. Hence, there ought to be modernisation of the curricula and mode of delivery for educating and mentoring the future Software Engineers. Software as a Service paradigm has been increasing popular as…

  • Australian Software Factory Becomes Operational

    With great pleasure and sense of satisfaction, I like to share the news that the Australian Software Factory (ASF) became operational in the School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide from December 2015. The idea was conceived with the vision of enabling talented software development students to gain the knowledge and experience of applying…