Issue No. 05 - September/October (2002 vol. 19)
<p>A process-oriented perspective on large student projects guides students in integrating end-to-end lifecycle skills and provides consistency of experience among projects. After conducting 49 capstone projects, the authors learned that they must cultivate a process culture; that agile processes provide a bridge from ad hoc course programming assignments to organized project work; process requires a suitable infrastructure of tools and process expertise and they should be written to focus learning.</p>
software process, software engineering education, capstone project, MIL-STD-498, IEEE 1074, Team Software Process, Extreme Programming
D. Umphress, T. D. Hendrix and J. H. Cross, "Software Process in the Classroom: The Capstone Project Experience," in IEEE Software, vol. 19, no. , pp. 78-85, 2002.