Small Is Beautiful, Isn’t It?
which topics of informatics, and in particular of software engineering, ought to be taught,
how these topics should and could be taught,
who and how will present these topics,
how to convince students of their importance and usefulness (i.e. how to motivate students),
what jobs will be open for software engineers in Hungary or in other countries,
what are the skills a university student should acquire,
what is the optimal ratio of theory and practice, etc.
We do not promise the answers to these and many similar questions. However, we do try to reveal contradictions in software engineering education in a small country, partly by comparing our problems to those discussed in the literature, and partly by presenting our experiences and approaches at TU Budapest — in the hope that it will trigger vivid discussions at the conference on Shifting Paradigms in Software Engineering in Klagenfurt.
KeywordsSoftware Engineering Software Engineer Electrical Engineering Logic Programming Program Design
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