Author(s): T.Y. Chen & I.K. Mak
nce of teaching debugging and
Chen & I.K.
Department of Computer Science, University of
Melbourne, Parkville 3052, Australia
For most of the software engineering courses at the undergraduate levels,
the emphasis is on the coding and pre-coding phases, that is, the phases
of requirements analysis and specification, design as well as coding.
coverage of testing and maintenance is relatively superficial, despite of the
fact that these two phases consume more resources than the others.
the main reasons is that fewer methodologies in these two phases have been
developed as compared with those in the other phases.
literature on these areas appear in the undergraduate texts.
is a lack of automated systems to support the teaching of these topics.
However, the industry is now expecting to have a more thorough train-
ing for the computer science graduates in the areas of debugging and testing,
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM940252
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