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Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences : Practical Applications in Engineering Education.

Author: Brian A Nejmeh
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
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A road map for service-learning partnerships between information science and nonprofit organizations While service-learning is a well-known educational method for integrating learning experiences with community service, it is only now beginning to emerge in computer and information sciences (CIS). Offering a truly global perspective, this book introduces for the first time an essential framework for service learning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nejmeh, Brian A.
Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences : Practical Applications in Engineering Education.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian A Nejmeh
ISBN: 9781118319109 1118319109 9781118319130 1118319133
OCLC Number: 819637337
Notes: CHAPTER 9 Service-Learning and Project Management: The Capstone Course in Information Technology Leadership.
Description: 1 online resource (600 pages)
Contents: Service-Learning in Computer and Information Sciences: Practical Applications in Engineering Education; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Part I-A Framework; CHAPTER 1 A Framework for Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Background and Related Work; 1.3 What is Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences?; 1.4 Benefits of Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences; 1.5 A Service-Learning Framework for the Computer and Information Sciences; 1.6 Conclusions; Acknowledgments. Appendix A: Case Study Applications of the SL in CIS FrameworkReferences; Part II-Organizational/Pedagogical Models and Approaches to Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences; CHAPTER 2 EPICS Program; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Early Success Story: Homelessness Prevention Network; 2.3 EPICS Curriculum; 2.4 EPICS Projects at Purdue University; 2.5 Current Status of the Purdue EPICS Program; 2.6 Software Engineering Reorganization; 2.7 Human-Centered Design and EPICS; 2.8 Multidisciplinary Teams; 2.9 Dissemination of the EPICS Model; 2.10 Conclusions; References. CHAPTER 3 Ten Years of EPICS at Butler University: Experiences from Crafting a Service-Learning Program for Computer Science and Software EngineeringAbstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The EPICS Model; 3.3 Community Partnerships; 3.4 Assessment; 3.5 A Road Map; Acknowledgments; References; CHAPTER 4 The Collaborator; Abstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Background; 4.3 Organization; 4.4 Implementation; 4.5 Results; 4.6 Summary; Acknowledgments; References; CHAPTER 5 The Humanitarian Free and Open-Source Software Project: Engaging Students in Service-Learning through Building Software; Abstract. 5.1 Introduction5.2 Goals and Objectives; 5.3 Concepts, Methodologies, and Outcomes; 5.4 HFOSS in Practice; 5.5 Results and Outcomes; 5.6 HFOSS Summer Institutes, Certification, Workshops, and Symposia; 5.7 Future Challenges: Growth of HFOSS Chapters, Curriculum, and Sustainability; 5.8 Conclusions; References; Part III-Service-Learning Projects in the Computer and Information Sciences; CHAPTER 6 Some Worked Better Than Others: Experience with a Variety of Service-Learning Projects; Abstract; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Characteristics of S-L Projects in STEM Educational Environments. 6.3 Description of Typical Software S-L Projects6.4 Case Studies (Some Successful and Some Failures); 6.5 Conclusions; References; CHAPTER 7 EPICS Software Development Projects; Abstract; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Example EPICS Software Projects; 7.3 Best Practices; 7.4 Defining Requirements: Understanding the Users; 7.5 Conclusions; References; CHAPTER 8 HFOSS Service-Learning Case Study: The Bowdoin-Ronald McDonald House Projects; Abstract; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Pedagogy; 8.3 Outcomes; 8.4 Future Challenges; 8.5 Conclusions; References.

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