Building open learning environment for software engineering students.

Building open learning environment for software engineering students.


A. Khoroshilov, V. Kuliamin, A. Petrenko, O. Petrenko, V. Rubanov.


The paper discusses principles of open education and possibilities of implementing these principles for software engineering education on the base of open source software development projects. A framework of practical courses for software engineering students built on these ideas is presented. Experience of building courses on the base of this framework is discussed on the example of ―Software Engineering‖ course provided to students of the System Programming departments of the two Russian top-ranked universities, Moscow State University and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

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Participatory learning, lifelong learning, open source, software engineering education.


Free and Open Source Software for E-Learning: Issues, Successes and Challenges / Betul Ozkan Czerkawski, editor, ISBN 978-1-61520-917-0, pp. 110-119, Information Science Reference, New York, 2011.

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