WIT Press


Computer Based Evaluation: Myths, Methods And Morality

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE940171

Volume

7

Pages

8

Published

1994

Size

825 kb

Author(s)

J.F. Coxhead, M.B. Dixon & E.A. Dodman

Abstract

The use of computer systems to aid in the evaluation of trainee software engineers is a natural step due to the nature of the topic. There are different viewpoints which surround the use of evaluation covering areas such as practical possibilities, techniques for implementation and the reaction of individuals involved. This paper discusses each of these areas in turn by outlining the expectations of such a system, offering a design solution with practical background and concluding by examining human factors. 1. Introduction The education of software engineers must include a considerable amount of computer based work. The practical application of implementation techniques is traditionally the bulk of this type of work. With the advent of CASE tool availability however al

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