Teaching software quality assurance in an undergraduate software engineering program

At the Ecole de Technologie Superieure in Montreal, Canada, software quality assurance is taught in a software engineering undergraduate curriculum based on the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge. Courses stress the concept of the cost of quality and cover a wide spectrum of quality assurance techniques and tools. Students have an opportunity to measure cost of quality and work with industrial software quality assurance techniques and tools. The program provides a model upon which other universities can design their own software quality course.

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Software engineering, Software quality assurance

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Language(s):English
AuthorsApril, Alain, Bencherif, Khaled, Laporte, Claude Y. (Ecole de technologie supérieure, Canada)
Publisher:The American Society for Quality - ASQ
First published / Last update: 2007