PROJECTS IN THE COMPUTING CURRICULUM

 

 

 

PROCEEDINGS of the

PROJECT 98 WORKSHOP

Held at the

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

APRIL 1998

 

Edited by:

 

Mike Holcombe, Andy Stratton (University of Sheffield),

Sally Fincher (University of Kent at Canterbury)

and Gary Griffiths (Teesside University)

with support from the Fund for the Development of Teaching and Learning

(Higher Education Funding Council for England)

 

Published by Springer-Verlag.

 

 

CONTENTS

 

Preface

Introduction by Peter Milton (Quality Assurance Agency)

Conference papers

M Birtle (University of Teesside)

Towards a Transferable Framework for Negotiated Learning in Team Projects

R D Boyle (University of Leeds)

Non-technical issues in Undergraduate CS project work or What are we (all) here for?

G J Brown (University of Sheffield)

Teaching Professional Ethics to Software Engineers

P Capon (The University of Manchester)

Perceptions of final year project outcomes

R Cooper & R Welland (University of Glasgow)

Computing Science Projects at the University of Glasgow

G Griffiths & M Lockyer (University of Teesside)

The Prof@T project

M Holcombe & A Stratton (University of Sheffield)

VICI: Experiences and proposals for Students run Software Companies

V King (Coventry University)

Using Virtual Workspaces to promote HND Group Project successes

M P Lee, A Harrison & A J Sammes (Cranfield University)

Group Projects for the Software Engineering of Knowledge Based Systems

B Morris (Brunel University)

The role of learning conversations (and the learning coach) in Computing Projects in HE

L Neal (Brunel University)

Using Group Project Work to Enhance the learning of Professional Issues

M Petre & S Fincher (University of Kent)

Using other people's experience of project work: realising fitness for purpose

S Price (Price Project Services Ltd)

The Sheffield University Maxi Project - The Industrial Project Manager's Perspective

A Stratton, M Holcombe & P Croll (University of Sheffield)

Improving the quality of Software Engineering courses through University Based Industrial Projects

 

Posters

K Thorn (University of Kent)

A Window on Group Formation Factors

L Wright (Liverpool John Moores University)

Group Projects

VICI (University of Sheffield)

The VICI project

 

Editors:

Professor Mike Holcombe, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield,

Mr. Andy Stratton, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield,

Ms. Sally Fincher, Department of Computer Science, University of Kent at Canterbury,

Mr. Gary Griffiths, Department of Computing, Teesside University.