A FRAMEWORK FOR DEFINING SIMULATORS WITH WHICH TO TRAIN GLOBAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Miguel J. Monsor, Aurora Vizcaíno, Mario Piattini

Abstract

The teaching and training of Global Software Development (GSD) entails several well-known difficulties, of which the problem of establishing environments in which students can learn by practicing in realistic scenarios is commonly reported. In this paper we propose an educational framework that uses simulation to train future participants to confront the principal problems encountered in GSD (cultural, language and communication problems). Our framework therefore provides support for the design of these simulations by means of a tool that trains its users in the typical problems that may occur during interactions between distributed members. The simulations place learners in realistic GSD scenarios in which they will interact with virtual participants, thus permitting them to confront the collaborative, organizational and technical problems of GSD.

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in Harvard Style

J. Monsor M., Vizcaíno A. and Piattini M. (2011). A FRAMEWORK FOR DEFINING SIMULATORS WITH WHICH TO TRAIN GLOBAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-77-5, pages 261-264. DOI: 10.5220/0003459902610264


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft11,
author={Miguel J. Monsor and Aurora Vizcaíno and Mario Piattini},
title={A FRAMEWORK FOR DEFINING SIMULATORS WITH WHICH TO TRAIN GLOBAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2011},
pages={261-264},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003459902610264},
isbn={978-989-8425-77-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - A FRAMEWORK FOR DEFINING SIMULATORS WITH WHICH TO TRAIN GLOBAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
SN - 978-989-8425-77-5
AU - J. Monsor M.
AU - Vizcaíno A.
AU - Piattini M.
PY - 2011
SP - 261
EP - 264
DO - 10.5220/0003459902610264