FINAL YEAR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS

Carlos López, David H. Martin, Andrés Bustillo, Raúl Marticorena

Abstract

Development of final year projects on current IT degrees is one of the key subjects at the end of the studies. It is besides a key factor on degree and masters offers in European convergence process, and there is little discussion on the necessity to instruct students how to develop a project which can bring together the knowledge and competences acquired throughout their studies. In this work, a subject management model within a university context is proposed. Good Software Engineering Practices are applied: monitoring, process control, reviews, evaluation and measurement. Based on this model an automated-tool is described, along through two case studies showing results of its application. The first case study shows the products obtained out of the process' application. Second case study shows the results obtained when using the evaluation tool to compare final year projects in two different subjects: on one hand for the IT Engineering Hons (Ingeniería Informática II, 5 years) and, or the other hand, for the IT Management Engineering (Ingeniería Informática de Gestión ITIG, 3 years).

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in Harvard Style

López C., H. Martin D., Bustillo A. and Marticorena R. (2010). FINAL YEAR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-024-5, pages 5-12. DOI: 10.5220/0002768400050012


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu10,
author={Carlos López and David H. Martin and Andrés Bustillo and Raúl Marticorena},
title={FINAL YEAR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={5-12},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002768400050012},
isbn={978-989-674-024-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - FINAL YEAR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS
SN - 978-989-674-024-5
AU - López C.
AU - H. Martin D.
AU - Bustillo A.
AU - Marticorena R.
PY - 2010
SP - 5
EP - 12
DO - 10.5220/0002768400050012