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Classifying information systems education by method engineering

  • Karel Lemmen
  • Fred Mulder
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT)

Abstract

Method engineering (ME) deals with the selection and assembly of situation-specific methods for information systems development. In this short paper we propose to use ME with an educational goal, that is to evaluate information systems curricula.

Keywords

Information systems curriculum (general) taxonomies educational profiles 

References

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© IFIP 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karel Lemmen
    • 1
  • Fred Mulder
    • 2
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering (Informatics)Open UniversityHeerlenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering (Informatics)Open UniversityHeerlenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Baan Company, R&DOrgware DevelopmentEdeThe Netherlands

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