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Software Engineering Education Going Agile

Part of the series Progress in IS pp 21-27

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Agile Software Development in Business Informatics: Using Agile Methods for Teaching Purposes at the University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau

  • Manja GörnerAffiliated withWestsächsische Hochschule Zwickau – University of Applied Sciences Email author 
  • , Stephan KasselAffiliated withWestsächsische Hochschule Zwickau – University of Applied Sciences
  • , Thomas KleinAffiliated withWestsächsische Hochschule Zwickau – University of Applied Sciences

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Abstract

Using agile software development methods has improved productivity of software companies, overall quality of software products and hence the satisfaction of the companies’ customers. In the education courses of the Faculty for Economics and Business Administration, agile concepts have been integrated quite preliminary. This paper presents the conception of a new course which can be used in a sophisticated way to teach information systems. The work is based on the results of the government-funded project EGNIAS, and aims to increase quality of teaching as well as attractiveness of the course program in the eyes of high-quality students.

Keywords

Agile methods Agile software development Composite services Ontologies