Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Coordination of subjects using a real practical case to boost learning results
Cristina Campos Sancho, Angeles López, Lledó Museros, Ismael Sanz

Last modified: 25-06-2019

Abstract


In the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) the coordination of subjects presents a challenge and a key factor for students’ learning and competence development. The joint planning of subjects about fundamentals of software engineering and design and implementation of information systems in computer science higher studies provides the students with a comprehensive view of the development of a real information system, from the conception of the idea to the final implementation for actual users. Such coordination aims to boost learning of the specific competences as well as the generic ones, and allows to generate synergies for students to obtain a direct benefit. This paper summarizes how this experience has been designed and carried out. We describe how to implement the coordination and, in addition, we include the results of a survey conducted on students enrolled in the subjects the last academic year.

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