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dc.contributor.authorLiebenberg, Janet
dc.contributor.authorHuisman, Magda
dc.contributor.authorMentz, Elsa
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-05T09:42:33Z
dc.date.available2016-09-05T09:42:33Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationLiebenberg, J. et al. 2015. Software: university courses versus workplace practice. Industry & higher education, 29(3):221-235. [http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.5367/ihe.2015.0254a]en_US
dc.identifier.issn0950-4222
dc.identifier.issn2043-6858 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/18532
dc.identifier.urihttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.5367/ihe.2015.0254a
dc.description.abstractThere is a shortage of software developers with the right skills and knowledge, not only in South Africa but worldwide. Despite reports of a gap between industry needs and software education, the gap has mostly been explored in developed countries and in quantitative studies. This paper reports on a mixed methods study of the perceptions of professional software developers regarding what topics they learned from their formal education and the importance of these topics to their actual work. The analysis suggests that there is a gap between software development education and workplace practice and recommendations for software development education are madeen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNational Research Foundation (NRF), South Africaen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSageen_US
dc.subjectComputing curriculaen_US
dc.subjectcomputing education institutionsen_US
dc.subjectsoftware development educationen_US
dc.subjectsoftware industryen_US
dc.subjectsoftware professionalsen_US
dc.titleSoftware: university courses versus workplace practiceen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.researchID10088873 - Liebenberg, Janet Adri
dc.contributor.researchID10066896 - Huisman, Hester Magrietha
dc.contributor.researchID10064915 - Mentz, Elsa


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