WIT Press


The Development Of The Technical, Professional And Personal Competencies Of Software Engineering Students Through Work Based Learning

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE950021

Volume

12

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

810 kb

Author(s)

L. Neal

Abstract

This paper describes the introduction and experience of working with the Brunei Diploma in Professional Development within the Department of Computer Science at Brunei University. The Diploma provides a coherent framework within which software engineering students can maximise the benefit to be gained from their work placement experience by developing their professional as well as their technical abilities. The framework has to cater for a large number of students working in a variety of jobs with many differing employers. A detailed competence led approach to assessment has been considered inappropriate. The procedures developed place responsibility on the student for much of the activity They emphasise the improvement of weak points rather than the achievem

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