COCS HOSTS SOFTWARE ENGINEERING SEMINAR
Ms. Alvie Balquin expounds on the topic: “Industry-Approach of Teaching Software Engineering.”
The College of Computer Science recently hosted a one-day seminar on the topic “Industry-Approach of Teaching Software Engineering” last October 16, 2010 at the Computer Laboratory, Rm. 501. Ms. Alvie Balquin, a former instructor of the College of Engineering of the University of San Carlos and an industry practitioner in the field of Information Technology, was the resource speaker.
It was started with a presentation of statistics which reflect the current reality of IT projects. As part of the preliminary topics of Software Engineering, there was a discussion on the process frameworks and an overview of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Likewise, Industry frameworks were also presented that include Capability Maturity Model Integration, ISO, and SCRUM Project Management. Lastly, a discussion on the industry approach to software engineering was given with emphasis on the stages on systems development life cycle, as well as the concepts, tools, deliverables, and activities involved in each stage.
Ms Balquin and the participants.
The seminar was attended by IT faculty members from HNU-Computer Science, University of Bohol, Mater Dei College, STI, BISU-Candijay, BISU-Calape, AMA, and Bohol Northern Star College. The seminar was sponsored by the Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators, of which Holy Name University, through the College of Computer Science, is an institutional member.