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Software Engineering Education and Training, Conference on (2011)
Honolulu, HI USA
May 22, 2011 to May 24, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4577-0349-2
pp: 525-529
Gerald C. Gannod , Computer Science and Software, Engineering, Miami University
Paul V. Anderson , Howe Center for Writing Excellence, Miami University
Janet E. Burge , Computer Science and Software, Engineering Miami University, Oxford OH
Andrew Begel , Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
ABSTRACT
Software engineering educators and trainers are acutely aware that software engineering graduates need strong real-world communication abilities. The National Science Foundation is supporting a three-year project in which industry professionals, CS/SE faculty, and communication-across-the-curriculum specialists are collaborating to develop curricula and teaching resources designed to improve communication abilities of CS/SE graduates by integrating communication instruction and assignments with the technical work in courses across the students' four years of study. Our panelists -- an industry practitioner, a CS/SE educator, and a communication specialist -- will describe what has been learned in the project's first half and invite comments, insights and advice from the audience.
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J. E. Burge, G. C. Gannod, A. Begel and P. V. Anderson, "Is integration of communication and technical instruction across the SE curriculum a viable strategy for improving the real-world communication abilities of software engineering graduates?," 2011 24th IEEE-CS Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T)(CSEET), Honolulu, HI, 2011, pp. 525-529.
doi:10.1109/CSEET.2011.5876140
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