Developing and delivering a software internationalisation subject

Sahama, Tony, Ho-Stuart, Chris, & Hogan, James M. (2004) Developing and delivering a software internationalisation subject. In Hogan, J., Montague, P., Purvis, M., & Steketee, C. (Eds.) ACSW Frontiers '04 Proceedings of the second workshop on Australasian information security, Data Mining and Web Intelligence, and Software Internationalisation, Australian Computer Society, Inc, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 199-204.

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Abstract

This paper describes the content and delivery of a software internationalisation subject (ITN677) that was developed for Master of Information Technology (MIT) students in the Faculty of Information Technology at Queensland University of Technology. This elective subject introduces students to the strategies, technologies, techniques and current development associated with this growing 'software development for the world' specialty area. Students learn what is involved in planning and managing a software internationalisation project as well as designing, building and using a software internationalisation application.

Students also learn about how a software internationalisation project must fit into an over-all product localisation and globalisation that may include culturalisation, tailored system architectures, and reliance upon industry standards. In addition, students are exposed to the different software development techniques used by organizations in this arena and the perils and pitfalls of managing software internationalisation projects.

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ID Code: 60713
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: MIT Curriculum, Software Internationalisation, Localisation, Globalisation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Australian Computer Society, Inc
Deposited On: 11 Jun 2013 00:37
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2013 06:13

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