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Title Introduction to Software Engineering Professional Issues (OSE2)
Version Info Version 1 , submitted by thilburn on 3/1/2004 at 12:00 AM
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Module Identifier thilburn.2004.1
Abstract This module is designed to introduce students to software engineering professional issues.
Size Lecture: 30 min
Exercise: 2.5 hours
Comments This module is designed for use with first year students in computing (computer engineering, computer science, information systems, information technology, software engineering); but, it could be used any place within a four year curriculum.

SEEK Categories

  1. Professionalism (PRF.pr)

Authors

  1. Thomas Hilburn

Prerequisites

  1. Students should have written four or five computer programs.
  2. Students should be enrolled in or have completed an introductory programming course.
  3. Students should have had some introduction to the software engineering discipline, similar to the content of module OSE1.

Learning Objectives

  1. Knowledge - Identify the key elements of a mature profession
  2. Comprehension - Discuss the difference between accreditation, certification, and licensing
  3. Knowledge - Describe the nature and role of computing professional societies.
  4. Knowledge - Describe the purpose and structure of the "Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct".

Topics

  1. The nature of, and role of professional societies
  2. Accreditation, certification, and licensing
  3. Social, legal, historical, and professional issues and concerns
  4. Codes of ethics and professional conduct

Materials

  1. OSE2 Lecture Notes (Powerpoint) (PDF) 0.00/5 [Rate Material]

  2. OSE2 Exercise (Word) 0.00/5 [Rate Material]

  3. OSE2 Exercise Key (Word) (PDF) 0.00/5 [Rate Material]

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