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Practical experience of Scrum through project-based learning mediated by ICT in a distributed team

by Working at ... on Oct 10, 2011

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Scrum is a framework for agile project management of growing interest in different application fields, to assimilate its principles and practices conceptual training is not enough, a hands-on approach ...

Scrum is a framework for agile project management of growing interest in different application fields, to assimilate its principles and practices conceptual training is not enough, a hands-on approach is needed to allow excercising it through “learning by doing”. In this work we analyze a workshop experience which simulates the application of Scrum in a project of limited scope mediated by ICT with a distributed team. The conceptual foundations of the different elements that converge in this case are presented: the project-based learning methodology, the distributed teamwork and the Scrum framework. Following by a case study of the experience developed extracting a pedagogical pattern that allows to identify the key elements to its success in order to facilitate its replication. The result of this analysis will assess the potential for transfering this type of learning to other situations with different objectives but with the same need for team interaction and distributed context, at the same time to perceive Scrum potential to be incorporated into a project-based learning teaching strategy, for its simplicity and its important effects on team learning and development of key competencies.

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