CORONET-Train: A Methodology for Web-Based Collaborative Learning in Software Organisations

  • Dietmar Pfahl
  • Niniek Angkasaputra
  • Christiane M. Differding
  • Günther Ruhe
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2176)


Skills, knowledge, and motivation of the software engineering workforce are essential prerequisites for maturing software development. But lack of human resources has become an obstacle for growth of the software industry. The CORONET approach aims at relieving the difficult situation by facilitating an innovative methodology and tool support for web-based collaborative learning at the workplace. This paper describes the most important features of the learning methodology CORONET-Train. An empirical evaluation of learning effectiveness in industrial environments has been planned. Results will soon be available.


Collaborative Learning Software Engineering Competence Development Web-Based Training Work-Based Learning Learning Network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietmar Pfahl
    • 1
  • Niniek Angkasaputra
    • 1
  • Christiane M. Differding
    • 1
  • Günther Ruhe
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE)KaiserslauternGermany

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