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April, 2016 New Publication about PERCCOM at the IEEE 29th International Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training

Jari traveled to Texas to present a new paper about the PERCCOM programme at the IEE 29th International Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, the publication is available in the following link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=7474485

Porras, J., Seffah, A., Rondeau, E., Andersson, K. and Klimova, A., 2016, April. PERCCOM: A Master Program in Pervasive Computing and COMmunications for Sustainable Development. In 2016 IEEE 29th International Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEET) (pp. 204-212). IEEE.

Abstract

This paper presents the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Pervasive Computing and Communications for Sustainable Development (PERCCOM). This program brings together 11 academic partners and 8 industry partners to combine advanced Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with environmental awareness to enable world-class education and unique competences for ICT professionals who can build cleaner, greener, more resource and energy efficient cyber-physical systems. First, this paper describes the rationale and motivations for ICT education for sustainability challenges. It then details the structure and contents of the programs including the courses offered at the three teaching locations (Nancy France, Lappeenranta Finland, and Lulea Sweden). The ways that the program has been running as well as students selection, their thesis works, involvement of industry, are also discussed. The program was built and managed using a solid academic standards and strategies student-centered learning.

Keywords

ICT in Sustainable Development; Education; Curriculum development