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World Engineering Education Forum

Alexey Neznanov, Associate Professor at the School of Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence and Olga Maksimenkova, Senior lecturer at the School of Software Engineering, took part in the World Engineering Education Forum that was held on September 20-24 in Florence, Italy. The Forum Programme Committee included the members of IFEES, COPI, EEDS/SEFI, ENAEE, EUCEET, IGIP and other communities engaged in engineering education.

The following companies were the sponsors of the event: Dassault Systems, Airbus Group, Total, GE Oil&Gas, MathWorks, international accrediting agency ABET, universities and centre specialized in engineering education.

The 18th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning was held as part of the WEEF-2015. The School staff members presented the report ‘Blended Learning in Software Engineering Education: The Application Lifecycle Management Experience with Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning’.

Abstract:

Software engineering education (SEE) process simulates the main professional software lifecycle processes such as analysis, design, construction and maintenance (see SWEBoK, ITIL, etc.). The necessity of meeting both educational needs and requirements from industry explains that using Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) techniques in software engineering (SE) should be based on professional tools or on similar to them. The main purpose of this work is to fill the gap between the SEE needs and the current trends in CSCL development. We generalize world experience and suggest the framework of using industry approved methods and tools. We compare CSCL tools and the other collaborative services; analyze the teaching experience of several SE courses supported by different collaborative methods and collaborative web-services. Special attention is paid to formative feedback implementation. Following achieved result we suppose that using best practices from SE will enrich CSCL methodology and tools not only for SE field, but also for other areas of knowledge.

Presentation of the report