Teaching Software Engineering in a Multicultural Environment

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 716)

Abstract

Education in multicultural environments poses challenges for both educators and students. Similarly to other subjects, software engineering teaching is faced with difficulties in the need to adapt the teaching style and contents to the various cultural backgrounds of the students. Based on a small-scale study, this paper attempts to highlight perspectives of students belonging to various cultural backgrounds on software engineering, as well as their views on the practicalities of software development.

Keywords

Multicultural instruction International environments Software engineering 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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