Perceptions of Agile Practices: A Student Survey

  • Grigori Melnik
  • Frank Maurer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2418)


The paper reports on the results of a recent study on student perceptions on agile practices. The study involved forty-five students enrolled in three different academic programs (Diploma, Bachelor’s and Master’s) in two institutions to determine their perceptions of the use of extreme programming practices in doing their design and coding assignments. Overwhelmingly, students’ experiences were positive and their opinions indicate the preference to continue to use the practices if allowed.


Student Survey User Story Agile Method Code Assignment Pair Programming 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grigori Melnik
    • 1
  • Frank Maurer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information and Communications TechnologiesSouthern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)CalgaryCanada
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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