Educational Objectives for Empirical Methods

  • Natalia Juristo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4336)


Empirical Methods (EM) cover a broad field and not all software professionals need to be equally acquainted with this area. A BSc student of Computing, an MSc student or a PhD student will put EM to different uses in their professional life. Therefore, we should train them differently. To decide what to teach to whom we have analyzed what are the EM educational objectives based on the target behavior for different job profiles. In this paper, we discuss each type of student and the reasons for the target EM behaviors to be achieved through the training.


Empirical Software Engineering Education  Experimentation 


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