Adopting student-centred approach to advance database teaching

Oussena, Samia and Dunckley, Lynne (2007) Adopting student-centred approach to advance database teaching. In: 24th British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD'07), 3-5 July 2007, Glasgow, UK.

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The paper describes our experience in teaching a
database systems module that is compulsory to all
final year computing and information systems students
with a diverse range of backgrounds and technical
abilities. This challenge has driven the attempt to
develop a student-centred approach to learning and
teaching. The main goal of the module is to build on
database systems concepts that students were
introduced to in the second year studies and cover
more advanced database concepts. The coursework
has been designed on the basis of object relational
database systems. Our goal is to expose students to a
non trivial database system development. The
modelling element of the coursework is done with
UML class diagrams and the application logic is
implemented in user defined types’ methods either in

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Computing
Depositing User: Vani Aul
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2014 16:10
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 10:33

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