Software engineering education-adjusting our sails

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It is clear to everyone involved in the field of software engineering that our instruction lags well behind research. Conservative thinkers do not want to leap onto a given bandwagon too early, while even the most progressive thinkers face a profound challenge in incorporating worldwide research into the curriculum. Based on a discussion of current trends in software engineering, this presentation sketches the emphases that need to be placed in the software engineering curriculum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-294
Number of pages8
JournalEducation and Computing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • computer science curruculum
  • computer science education
  • computer science trends
  • software engineering curruculum
  • software engineering education
  • software engineering trends


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