The Life Cycle of a Cutting-edge Technology Course - A Coaching Experience on Android

  title={The Life Cycle of a Cutting-edge Technology Course - A Coaching Experience on Android},
  author={Maria J. Blesa and Amalia Duch Brown and Joaquim Gabarr{\'o} and Maria J. Serna},
What is the role that a university should play in the spreading of cutting-edge technologies? It is argued here that one possibility is to bring focused cutting-edge technology courses in the standard curriculum. It is contended that such courses have shorter life-spans than conventional subjects and, consequently, their implementation needs to be more dynamic. These claims are backed by discussing the life-cycle of an Android course running biannually from Spring 2010 to Spring 2013 at… 

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