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Agile development spikes applied to computer science education

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conference contribution
posted on 2024-06-04, 09:48 authored by CJ Woodward, J Montgomery, Rajesh VasaRajesh Vasa, Andrew CainAndrew Cain
Spikes are an agile software development technique used by software teams to investigate, close gaps and reduce risk. Computer science education can benefit from the application of agile techniques. In this paper we document our definition of spikes, adapted from agile software development practice, applied to computer science education across a number of different units. Our view is that spikes align well with many educational objectives. We also reflect on our educational experiences to present guidance on how and why spikes might be applied, including specific benefits, limitations and drawbacks. © 2013 IEEE.

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Pagination

699-704

Location

Bali, Indonesia

Start date

2013-08-26

End date

2013-08-29

ISBN-13

9781467363556

Language

eng

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E1.1 Full written paper - refereed

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2013, IEEE

Title of proceedings

TALE 2013 : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering

Event

Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering. International Conference (2013 : Bali, Indonesia)

Publisher

IEEE

Place of publication

Piscataway, N.J.

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