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Friday, February 22 • 9:30am - 9:55am
EXEC TALK: Global vs. Sequential Development

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There is a raging debate of why TDD is or is not the right approach to software development. Often individuals take positions based on their own experiences which are often very context specific. As an educator and a researcher, I have been using test-driven learning when teaching software development to my students. And I have found some striking parallels between students' learning styles and their preference or dislike towards TDD. Can these findings be generalized to a broader population of developer audience? Educators augment their teaching styles to support different learning styles. Can our approach to TDD be similarly augmented to accelerate TDD adoption? I discuss my findings and observations that address some of these questions.

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Neelam Dwivedi

Assistant Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Neelam Dwivedi is an Assistant Teaching Professor at Heinz College. Prior to that, she worked as an Instructor at Penn State University in the College of Information Sciences & Technology. Before moving into academics, she spent over 20 years in the IT industry. She brings a unique... Read More →

Friday February 22, 2019 9:30am - 9:55am
West Hall EXEC Stage

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