Budgen, D. and Drummond, S. and Brereton, P. and Holland, N. (2012) 'What scope is there for adopting evidence-informed teaching in software engineering ?', in 34th International Conference on Software Engineering ICSE 2012, 2-9 June 2012, Zurich, Switzerland ; proceedings. , pp. 1205-1214.
Context: In teaching about software engineering we currently make little use of any empirical knowledge. Aim: To examine the outcomes available from the use of Evidence-Based Software Engineering (EBSE) practices, so as to identify where these can provide support for, and inform, teaching activities. Method: We have examined all known secondary studies published up to the end of 2009, together with those published in major journals to mid-2011, and identified where these provide practical results that are relevant to student needs. Results: Starting with 145 candidate systematic literature reviews (SLRs), we were able to identify and classify potentially useful teaching material from 43 of them. Conclusions: EBSE can potentially lend authority to our teaching, although the coverage of key topics is uneven. Additionally, mapping studies can provide support for research-led teaching.
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|Keywords:||Education, Empirical, Evidence-based|
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