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The “Soft” topics in software engineering education

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3 Author(s)
Ardis, M.A. ; Rochester Inst. of Technol., Rochester, NY ; Chenoweth, S.V. ; Young, F.H.

Engineering educators struggle with ldquosoftrdquo topics - topics which include a social element. Soft engineering topics are distinct from the scientific and mathematical underpinnings of engineering. Students frequently complain when these topics are integrated into engineering curricula. Engineering educators also express concerns that they lack both preparation and ability to teach these topics.

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Frontiers in Education Conference, 2008. FIE 2008. 38th Annual

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22-25 Oct. 2008