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  • 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 2014, 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, A. 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 ...
  • Perserverance measures and attainment in first year computing science students. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2729094.2742625, 2015-07-04)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M. and CAJANDER, A. 2015. Perserverance measures and attainment in first year computing science students. In Proceedings of the ACM conference on innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE '15), 4 - 8 July 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania. New York: ACM [online], pages 302-307. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2729094.2742625.
    We investigate the link between concepts of perseverance such as conscientiousness and grit, and the academic attainment of first year computing students. We review the role that perseverance plays in learning models, as ...
  • 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 2015, 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 2012, 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., LARUSDOTTIR, 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 2016, 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 2014, 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 2015, 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 ...