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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(25); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.062519.

Design and Implementation of Experimental Teaching in Software Engineering Economics


Jie Huang1,2, Jing Zhang1,2, Nuo Chen2

Corresponding Author:
Jie Huang

1National Pilot Center of Experimental Teaching in Computer and Information Technology, Tongji University, Shanghai, 201804, China

2School of Software Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, 201804, China


In order to meet the requirements for cultivating emerging engineering talents and enhance the teaching quality in the field of software engineering, this paper addresses the challenges faced in teaching and learning of software engineering economics by introducing a reform in the course's teaching methodology, focusing on experimental teaching. Based on the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) and engineering education practical teaching requirements, the problem-driven experimental teaching method is introduced, and a series of "virtual + real" experimental projects are designed and arranged; relying on industry-university cooperative education resources, course experiments are constructed on Ali cloud, and is free for students to use. Practice has shown that the experimental teaching reform of software engineering economics has effectively promoted the combination of "teaching" and "learning" in the course, enabling students to exercise and improve the economic thinking and innovation ability of software engineering in practice.


Software engineering, Software engineering economics, Experimental teaching design, Cloud platform, Teaching reform

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Jie Huang, Jing Zhang, Nuo Chen. Design and Implementation of Experimental Teaching in Software Engineering Economics. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 25: 107-113. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.062519.


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