WIT Press


Teaching The Process Skills - An ICIS Experience

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE940041

Volume

7

Pages

9

Published

1994

Size

1,090 kb

Author(s)

P.W. Chan, K.C. Lau & R. Lim

Abstract

Teaching the process skills - an ICIS experience P.W. Chan, K.C. Lau, R. Lim Information Communication Institute of Singapore, 1 Hillcrest Road, #08-00, Tower Block 2, S(1128), Republic of Singapore ABSTRACT Conventional education methods are well established in teaching theory and concepts. The emphasis is on understanding. The problem of how to integrate different areas of knowledge, adapt certain process, and apply onto a specific problem, is usually left to the on-the-job-training, under the name of experience. The learning curve of this "experience" is usually steep, and unguided. This is especially true for the Software Engineering profession, where human activities contribute a major percentage, which are normally not taught. Information Communication Institute of Singapore (ICIS), a collaboration between the Singapore National Computer Board and AT&T [1], is an educational institute offering Master Degree courses in Communication Software. The objective i

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