Category Archives: Education

This category intends to classify blog entries on any aspects of education.

A New Course on Requirements Engineering

We are going to complete the implementation of our redeveloped Bachelor of Engineering (Software) degree program in 2017. As part of the full implementation of the redeveloped degree, we will be adding two new courses to the program: Software Engineering … Continue reading

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Knowledge Sharing in Globally Distributed Teams

Globally distributed software engineering has become a norm of getting software developed. Whilst there are several potential benefits of getting software teams working around the clock while being located around the World – so-called follow the sun strategy -, there … Continue reading

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A New Approach to Identifying Security Requirements

We are delighted to announce that our ongoing collaboration with researchers from Lancaster University and University of Leicester has resulted in an approach to eliciting security requirements. The approach has been published in a recently accepted paper in the premier … Continue reading

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Australasian Software Engineering Conference Program Finalised

I am very glad to say that we have put together an excellent program for the 24th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2015), which will be organised in Adelaide between September 28 and October 1, 2015. ASWEC 2015 will be … Continue reading

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Australian Software Factory Attendees Share their Experiences

Last Australian summer (December – February 2015), we launched the Australian Software Factory (ASF) with a small number of dedicated students who participated in the ASF for earning work experience towards their degree program. All of them were enrolled in … Continue reading

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Australasian Software Engineering Conference Coming to Adelaide

After several months of deliberations and discussions, I’m glad to announce that finally Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC) will be coming to Adelaide in late September this year; the exact dates are September 28 to October 1 2015. ASWEC will … Continue reading

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Research Methods for Software Engineering Students

The Software Engineering community is increasingly recognising the value of empirical evidence to support research and practice. Empirical evidence provides a means to evaluate the utility of promising research areas and to help practitioners to make informed technology adoption decisions. … Continue reading

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Visiting Software School at Fudan University, China

During my recent visit to China, I visited the Software Engineering Laboratory, Software School at Fudan University in Shanghai. It has always a great pleasure visiting Professor Xin Peng and his team who are conducting an excellent research on challenging … Continue reading

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Making Software and Software Engineering Visible

Software is becoming increasing pervasive. We have been witnessing dramatic changes and improvements in our lives courtesy to software based devices, services, and systems. Several reports are appearing that emphasise the importance of software engineering for continuously driving the ICT … Continue reading

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IEEE/ACM Guidelines for Software Engineering Curriculum

Software Engineering educators and research would be quite keen to know that the IEEE/ACM CurriculumĀ Guidelines for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Software Engineering have been released. The work on the revision of the previous guidelines from 2004 has been carried out … Continue reading

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