Modelling Tools for Teaching

Common Architectures / Infrastructure

Themes & Goals

Modelling is a crucial aspect in many different software fields and beyond. It enables designers and engineers to efficiently explore the design space, and provides stakeholders with suitable representations of the system under study. Models are crucial in helping all involved parties understand, analyze, and design complex (software) systems. In fact, modelling is often considered to be the foundation of software development. However, there is an increasing difficulty of teaching modelling due to the challenge of creating tools that are necessary for the process. The main goal of this working session is to promote productive discussions regarding the necessary infrastructure and a common reference architecture for modelling tools primarily intended for educational purposes. There will not be any written submissions or published proceedings for the session. Instead, a selection of representatives will give five-minute presentations on their modelling tool experiences in education that will prioritise discussions for the rest of the day.



Supported by Alfonso Pierantonio


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