Continuous Assessment in Software Engineering Project Course Using Publicly Available Data From GitHub

Title: Continuous Assessment in Software Engineering Project Course Using Publicly Available Data From GitHub

Authors: Henrik Gustavsson (University of Skövde), Marcus Brohede (University of Skövde)

Abstract: This paper describes an approach for assessment in a large software engineering project course. We propose an approach for continuously collecting information from a source code repository and collaboration tool, and using this information for assessing student contributions and also for assessing the course as a whole from the teacher’s standpoint. We present how we display metrics for how the students perform in relation to some of the requirements of the course. We argue that continuous summative assessment feedback to the students on how they are performing in the project is a suitable strategy for ensuring active participation from the students for the duration of the project course.

Download: This contribution is part of the OpenSym 2019 proceedings and is available as a PDF file.

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