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Evolution of Software Development Education – Part VIII: Indian Response to Curricumum Design

February 24, 2012

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Author: Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the final article in this 8 part series. ________________________________________ Recognizing the growth potential, Government of India sponsored   Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) to propose the first model curriculum in this area. The ISTE interacted with academia, industry, and professional bodies like Computer Society of India (CSI) and Institution of Electronics […]

Evolution of Software Development Education – Part VII: Genesis of SWEBoK

February 24, 2012

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Author: Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the seventh article in this 8 part series. The eighth part is Evolution of Software Development Education – Part VIII: Indian Response to Curricumum Design ________________________________________ In 1977, Wassermann and Freeman [2] argued that computer science forms only a small portion of necessary education of a software engineer, and software engineering differed […]

Evolution of Software Development Education – Part VI: Consolidation phase of 80’s and 90’s

February 24, 2012

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Author: Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the sixth article in this 8 part series. The seventh part is Evolution of Software Development Education – Part VII: Genesis of SWEBoK ________________________________________ The 1980s was the period of maturation and organized growth of computer science programs in many countries, including India. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) commission […]

Evolution of Software Development Education – Part V: Human and Social Aspects in Computing Curriculum

February 18, 2012

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Author: Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the fifth article in this 8 part series. The sixth part is Evolution of Software Development Education – Part VI: Consolidation phase of 80’s and 90’s ________________________________________ Till the 1970s, sociological, economic, and educational implications of developments in computer science were not considered as major responsibility of computer science. The curriculum […]

Evolution of Software Development Education – Part IV: Changing Role of Mathematics in Computing Curriculum Recommendations

February 18, 2012

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Author: Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the fourth article in this 8 part series. The fifth part is Evolution of Software Development Education – Part V: Human and Social Aspects in Computing Curriculum ________________________________________ In the first decade, the computer science curriculum was lesser oriented towards business data processing needs. Interestingly, discrete structures and three courses in […]

Evolution of Software Development Education – Part III: Liberal Arts Perspective

February 18, 2012

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Author: Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the third article in this 8 part series.  The fourth part is Evolution of Software Development Education – Part IV: Changing Role of Mathematics in Computing Curriculum Recommendations ________________________________________ The model curriculum recommended by Liberal Arts Computer Science Consortium (LACS) attempted to define computing program in terms of their approach towards […]

Evolution of Software Development Education – Part II: Some Early Perspectives

February 17, 2012

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Author:  Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel This is the second article in this 8 part series.   The third part is Evolution of Software Development Education – Part III: Liberal Arts Perspective ________________________________________ Early Curriculum Recommendations by ACM The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) unified the pioneering efforts of several universities and stimulated the process through its two independent curriculum committees […]