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Mixing continents, competences and roles: five years of lessons for software engineering education

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Abstract

This paper describes five years of a software engineering education initiative led by Pace University in New York City. The initiative brought together faculty and students from across the globe to work on distributed software development projects, encompassing the Institute of Technology of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, the University of Delhi in India, Mahidol University in Thailand, the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia and the Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique in Senegal. The purpose of this paper is to show the trajectory that this initiative took over its first five years and to provide a resource for other instructors and institutions working on similar long-term global software development education initiatives.

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