Pedagogical Issues in Managing Information Technology Projects Conducted by Geographically Distributed Student Teams PROCEEDINGS
Charles Tappert, Pace University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
There are pedagogical issues in dealing with the management of information technology projects conducted by distributed student teams. At Pace University we have been using real-world student projects in capstone computing courses for about ten years. While the courses were conducted in a classroom environment during the early years, the current course has been essentially online for the last three years in order to reach a greater number of students. Findings indicate that appropriate team management changes can smooth the transition from co-located to distributed teams.
Tappert, C. (2009). Pedagogical Issues in Managing Information Technology Projects Conducted by Geographically Distributed Student Teams. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 543-550). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 13, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/30652/.
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