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  • Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. 

    Jonsson, Bjorn Þór; Larusdottir, Marta Kristin; Daniels, Mats; Clear, Alison; Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419, 2016-10-12)
    JÓNSSON, B.T., LÁRUSDÓTTIR, M.K., DANIELS, M., CLEAR, A., CLEAR, T. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2016. Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419.
    Quality assurance is a subject that has grown dramatically in importance in recent times. In previous work, we have described how the ACM Curricula can be used to support the Quality Assurance process of educational programs, ...
  • Assessing professional skills in engineering education. 

    Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; McDermott, Roger; Von Konsky, Brian R. (Australian Computer Society Inc http://crpit.com/Vol114.html, 2011-01-31)
    CAJANDER, A., DANIELS, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and VON KONSKY, B.R. 2011. Assessing professional skills in engineering education. In Proceedings of the 13th Australasian computing education conference (ACE 2011), 17 - 20 January, Perth, Australia. Sydney: Conferences in research and practice in information technology (CRPIT) [online], 114, pages 145-154. Available from: http://crpit.com/Vol114.html.
    In this paper, we report the results of introducing a face-to- face Peer Assisted Study Scheme (PASS) and an electronic Peer Assisted Study Scheme (ePASS) into a first year introductory programming unit, core to four ...
  • Categorizing how students use Collaborative Technologies in a globally distributed project. 

    Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; Cullhed, Mats; Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger; Laxer, Cary (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2012.6462411, 2013-02-19)
    CAJANDER, A., DANIELS, M., CULLHED, M., CLEAR, T., MCDERMOTT, R. and LAXER, C. 2012. Categorizing how students use Collaborative Technologies in a globally distributed project. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2012): soaring to new heights in engineering education, 3 - 6 October, Seattle, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 1-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2012.6462411.
    Possibilities for collaboration in globally distributed projects have radically changed with the introduction of new Collaborative Technologies (CTs) in the Web 2.0 era. The use of such technologies in the context of ...
  • A comparative analysis of two globally distributed group projects: a perspective from CSCW/CSCL research. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa; Bass, Julian M.; Lalchandani, JayPrakash (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344344, 2015-10-21)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M., CAJANDER, A., BASS, J. and LALCHANDANI, J.P. 2015. A comparative analysis of two globally distributed group projects: a perspective from CSCW/CSCL research. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2015): launching a new vision in engineering education, 21 - 24 October, El Paso, USA. New York: IEEE [online], Accession number 15652587. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344344.
    Globally distributed group projects are becoming an attractive and increasingly common feature in computer science education. They provide opportunities for students to engage in activities that enhance both their technical ...
  • Competencies for paradigm shift "survival". 

    Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa; Eckerdal, Anna; Lind, Mats; Nylen, Aletta; Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344255, 2015-10-21)
    DANIELS, M., CAJANDER, A., ECKERDAL, A., LIND, M., NYLEN, A., CLEAR, T. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2015. Competencies for paradigm shift "survival". In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2015): launching a new vision in engineering education, 21 - 24 October, El Paso, USA. New York: IEEE [online], Accession number 15652547. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344255.
    The rapid development in the IT area brings a series of shifts, in underlying theories, technology and work practices. In the normal course of events, most changes are evolutionary, with small, incremental improvements ...
  • Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. 

    McDermott, Roger; Pirie, Iain; Laxer, Cary; Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941, 2013-10-23)
    MCDERMOTT, R., PIRIE, I., LAXER, C., CAJANDER, A. and DANIELS, M. 2013. Contemplations on results from investigating the personal epistemology of computing students. In Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2013): energizing the future, 23 - 26 October, Oklahoma City, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 825-831. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2013.6684941.
    'Personal Epistemology' is the analysis of the ways in which an individual perceives what constitutes knowledge, its boundaries, how it is justified, and how it is related to learning. While investigation of metacognitive ...
  • Critical thinking, peer-writing, and the importance of feedback. 

    Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; Peters, Anne-Kathrin; McDermott, Roger (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044234, 2014-10-22)
    CAJANDER, A., DANIELS, M., PETERS, A-K. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2014. Critical thinking, peer-writing, and the importance of feedback. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22 - 25 October, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], Accession number 14947174. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044234.
    Critical thinking is one of the key competencies listed by OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) [1], a central European Community organization, and is also mentioned as a learning outcome for higher ...
  • A framework for writing learning agreements. 

    Clear, Tony; McDermott, Roger; Parsjo, Elin; Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; Lagerqvist, Nanna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757718, 2016-10-12)
    CLEAR, T., MCDERMOTT, R., PARSJÖ, E., CAJANDER, Å., DANIELS, M. and LAGERQVIST, N. 2016. A framework for writing learning agreements. In the Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October 2016, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE (online), 8 pages. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757718.
    Active learning is a popular concept for motivating learning. Learning agreements are one strategy towards this goal. They can be used to aid the students to take ownership of their learning and in becoming more active in ...
  • From Alice to BlueJ: a transition to Java 

    Rey, Jeanette S. (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2009-06)
    The teaching of introductory courses in computing has seen several changes over the last decade. These changes not only affected the curricula when the emphasis was shifted from Imperative (also Procedural) to Object-Oriented ...
  • Intercultural competence in global collaboration courses in computer engineering. 

    Bernald, Helena; Cajander, Asa; Daniels, Mats; Kultur, Can; Lofstrom, Anette; McDermott, Roger; Russell-Dag, Lori (CRC PRESS (member of Taylor and Francis) http://www.crcnetbase.com/doi/abs/10.1201/b12316-41, 2012-07-13)
    BERNALD, H., CAJANDER, A., DANIELS, M., KULTUR, C., LOFSTROM, A., MCDERMOTT, R. and RUSSELL-DAG, L. 2012. Intercultural competence in global collaboration courses in computer engineering. In Schmorrow, D.D. and Nicholson, D.M. Advances in design for cross-cultural activies: Part I, Boca Raton, USA: CRC press [online], pages 351-361. Available from: http://www.crcnetbase.com/doi/abs/10.1201/b12316-41.
    With the rapid and ever expanding globalization of the workforce, international collaborations are becoming part of everyday life for people of many professions. Intercultural competence has therefore become one of the ...
  • The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering. 

    McDermott, Roger; Bass, Julian M.; Lalchandani, JayPrakash (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044181, 2014-10-22)
    MCDERMOTT, R., BASS, J. and LALCHANDANI, J.P. 2014. The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): Opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22 - 25 October, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], Accession number 14934613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044181.
    Software development has become increasingly globalized because of technological innovation, the evolution of work and business processes, as well as prevailing educational systems and national policies [1]. This paper ...
  • Motivation, optimal experience and flow in first year computing science. 

    McDermott, Roger; Zarb, Mark; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa; Clear, Tony (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2899415.2899474, 2016-07-11)
    MCDERMOTT, R., ZARB, M., DANIELS, M., CAJANDER, Å. and CLEAR, T. 2016. Motivation, optimal experience and flow in first year computing science. In the Proceedings of the 2016 ACM conference on innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE '16), 9-13 July 2016, Arequipa, Peru. New York: ACM [online], pages 206-211. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2899415.2899474
    We examine the concept of motivation from the perspective of Self Determination Theory and give a brief overview of relevant results. We also consider the optimal state known as "Flow" and give an account of its conceptualisation ...
  • Quality assurance using international curricula and employer feedback. 

    Larusdottir, Marta Kristin; Daniels, Mats; McDermott, Roger (ACS Inc http://crpit.com/confpapers/CRPITV160Larusdottir.pdf, 2015-01-27)
    LARUSDOTTIR, M., DANIELS, M. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2015. Quality assurance using international curricula and employer feedback. In D'Souza, D. and Falkner, K. Proceedings of the 17th Australian computing education conference (ACE 2015), 160, 27 - 30 January, Sydney, Australia. Sydney: ACS Inc [online], pages 19-27. Available from: http://crpit.com/confpapers/CRPITV160Larusdottir.pdf
    The focus of this paper is the quality assurance process for the bachelor program in the School of Computer Science at Reykjavik University, which is a combination of outcome- and process-oriented quality assurance. Faculty ...
  • Student reflections on Collaborative Technology in a globally distributed student project. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa; Cullhed, Mats; Clear, Tony; Laxer, Cary (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2012.6462410, 2012-10-03)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M., CAJANDER, A., CULLHED, M., CLEAR, T. and LAXER, C. 2012. Student reflections on Collaborative Technology in a globally distributed student project. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2012 conference (FIE 2012): soaring to new heights in engineering education, 3 - 6 October, Seattle, USA. Piscataway: IEEE (online), pages 1-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2012.6462410.
    Collaborative Technology (CT) plays an important role in overcoming the challenges of globally distributed projects. It enables collaboration, but the specific choice of technology also imposes constraints on how projects ...
  • Students envisioning the future. 

    Lind, Thomas; Cajander, Asa; Sandblad, Bengt; Daniels, Mats; Larusdottir, Marta Kristin; McDermott, Roger; Clear, Tony (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757701, 2016-10-12)
    LIND, T., CAJANDER, A., SANDBLAD, B., DANIELS, M., LÁRUSDÓTTIR, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and CLEAR, T. 2016. Students envisioning the future. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1-9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757701.
    How can students be included as critical stakeholders in the systems and services provided by a university? To address the whole student experience, we engaged students and employees at a large Swedish university in a ...
  • Subject-level quality assurance in computing: experiences from three national perspectives. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Larusdottir, Marta Kristin (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044182, 2014-10-22)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M. and LARUSDOTTIR, M. 2014. Subject-level quality assurance in computing: experiences from three national perspectives. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22 - 25 October, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], Accession number 14947062. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044182.
    This paper examines some aspects of the Quality Assurance processes in Computing departments in three European universities. We first examine the operation of a quality assurance activity in the School of Computer Science ...
  • Virtual teams and employability in global software engineering education. 

    Bass, Julian M.; McDermott, Roger; Lalchandani, J. T. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2015.21, 2015-07-13)
    BASS, J.M., MCDERMOTT, R. and LALCHANDANI, J.T. 2015. Virtual teams and employability in global software engineering education. In the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE international conference on global software engineering (ICGSE), 13 - 16 July, Ciudad Real, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 115-124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2015.21.
    Universities face many challenges when creating opportunities for student experiences of global software engineering. We provide a model for introducing global software engineering into the computing curriculum. Our model ...