Doris Allhutter


Grounded within qualitative research on software engineering and science and technology studies, the paper introduces a deconstructivist methodology for software engineering. Software engineering is a socio-technological process of negotiation embedded in organizational and societal contexts. Thus, social dimensions such as hidden assumptions of use contexts (e.g. based on diversity aspects such as age, gender, class or cultural diversity) implicitly inform development practices. To foster reflective competences in this area, the paper suggests using deconstruction as a tool to disclose collective processes of meaning construction. For this purpose, the idea of introducing a deconstructive process to software engineering is linked to approaches of practice-based, situated and context-sensitive learning.


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Paper Citation

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Allhutter D. (2010). A DECONSTRUCTIVIST METHODOLOGY FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-8425-21-8, pages 207-213. DOI: 10.5220/0003001502070213

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author={Doris Allhutter},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
SN - 978-989-8425-21-8
AU - Allhutter D.
PY - 2010
SP - 207
EP - 213
DO - 10.5220/0003001502070213