WIT Press


Student Group Projects - A Case Study

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE940131

Volume

7

Pages

10

Published

1994

Size

933 kb

Author(s)

S. Saadat, R. Rickman & J. Lawrence

Abstract

Students on the BTEC Higher National Diploma course in Computer Studies must complete a project in the second year of their course. Entrants are school leavers as well as mature students. After completing the first year, students have the option of spending either one year in industry prior to embarking on their final year of the course or progressing directly. On average, the department handles over 20 group projects per year where the number of students in each group varies between three to five. A project has a supervisor, an overall co- ordinator and in most cases an industrial client. Project management forms an integral part of Software Engineering. The authors have selected six projects which range from poor to very good and have studied them in deta

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