Developing a Software Engineering Curriculum for the Emerging Software Industry in China

  title={Developing a Software Engineering Curriculum for the Emerging Software Industry in China},
  author={Ciar{\'a}n O'Leary and Deirdre Lawless and Damian Gordon and Haifeng Li and Kamal Bechkoum},
  journal={19th Conference on Software Engineering Education & Training (CSEET'06)},
China currently has one of the world's fastest growing software industries. However the demand for skilled software engineers is currently outstripping supply. Educational institutes are the primary provider of software engineers. Not only can China's educational institutes not meet the demands of software engineers in terms of quantity, the quality of software engineering graduates at the moment is considered insufficient. The need for educational institutes to be more aware of industry… CONTINUE READING
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