Abstract

This work explores the impact of teaching and learning if the rate of learner engagement outside the classroom is continuously measured and available to the instructor and students. We describe an ongoing implementation of a monitoring tool built within a software engineering continuous integration and testing (CI & Test) platform that integrates multiple streams of student activity and performance on yearlong junior software engineering projects. The CI & Test platform allows for continuous and instantaneous feedback, which we will use to inform student behavior change. In the work-in-progress we describe the technology, its impact on the teaching process for the instructor, and preliminary results observing impacts on student engagement behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference
Subtitle of host publicationLaunching a New Vision in Engineering Education, FIE 2015 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479984534
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2 2015
Event2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2015 - El Paso, United States
Duration: Oct 21 2015Oct 24 2015

Publication series

NameProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
Volume2015
ISSN (Print)1539-4565

Other

Other2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2015
CountryUnited States
CityEl Paso
Period10/21/1510/24/15

Keywords

  • agile
  • continuous assessment
  • project learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Gary, K., & Xavier, S. (2015). Agile learning through continuous assessment. In 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference: Launching a New Vision in Engineering Education, FIE 2015 - Proceedings [7344278] (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE; Vol. 2015). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344278