Software Engineering Foundation Course

Course Details

One Year Course for the Students of Class VIII to Class XII.


Course Overview

The Software Engineering Foundation course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of software engineering principles. This one-year program, tailored for students from Class VIII to Class XII, integrates advanced mathematics, data structures, algorithms, and flow charts into the curriculum, ensuring a well-rounded foundation.


Monthly-breakdown

Month1-2: Introduction to Software Engineering and Advanced Mathematics

week1-2: Introduction to Software Engineering

Understanding the basics of software engineering.

Exploring the software development life cycle.

Week 3-4: Basics of Advanced Mathematics

Introduction to mathematical concepts relevant to software engineering.

Application of mathematical principles in problem-solving.

Month3-4: Programming Fundamentals and Data Structures

Week 5-8: Programming Fundamentals

Introduction to programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript).

Basics of algorithmic thinking and problem-solving.

Week 9-12: Introduction to Data Structures

Exploring fundamental data structures (arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues).

Understanding the importance of choosing the right data structure.

Month 5-6: Web Development Basics and Algorithms

Week 13-16: Web Development Basics

HTML and CSS fundamentals.

Introduction to front-end and back-end development.

Week 17-20: Algorithms

Understanding algorithm design and analysis.

Implementation of basic algorithms and problem-solving strategies.

Month 7-8: Databases and Flow Chart Design

Week 21-24: Introduction to Databases

Basics of database management systems.

Introduction to SQL for data manipulation.

Week 25-28: Flow Chart Design

Understanding flow charts as a visual representation of algorithms.

Creating flow charts for problem-solving.

Month 9-10: Version Control, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)

Week 29-32: Version Control with Git

Understanding version control concepts.

Hands-on experience with Git for collaborative coding.

Week 33-36: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)

Basics of object-oriented programming concepts.

Implementation of OOP principles in a programming language.

Month 11-12: Software Design, Software Testing, and Capstone Project

Week 37-40: Software Design Principles

Principles of good software design.

Introduction to UML (Unified Modeling Language).

Week 41-44: Software Testing Basics

Importance of testing in software development.

Basics of manual and automated testing.

Week 45-48: Capstone Project

Application of learned concepts in a real-world project.

Presentation and demonstration of the capstone project.

Course Objectives

Introduction to Software Engineering
• Understanding the basics of software engineering.
• Exploring the software development life cycle.

Fundamentals
• Introduction to programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript).
• Basics of algorithmic thinking and problem-solving.

Web Development Basics
• HTML and CSS fundamentals.
• Introduction to front-end and back-end development.

Introduction to Databases
• Basics of database management systems.
• Introduction to SQL for data manipulation.

Version Control with Git
• Understanding version control concepts.
• Hands-on experience with Git for collaborative coding.

Software Design Principles
• Principles of good software design.
• Introduction to UML (Unified Modeling Language).

Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
• Basics of object-oriented programming (OOP) concepts.
• Implementation of OOP in a programming language.

Software Testing Basics
• Importance of testing in software development.
• Basics of manual and automated testing.

Introduction to Web Development Frameworks
• Overview of popular web development frameworks.
• Hands-on experience with a chosen framework.

Introduction to Mobile App Development
• Basics of mobile app development.
• Introduction to cross-platform development tools.

Ethical and Legal Aspects of Software Development
• Understanding ethical considerations in software engineering.
• Overview of legal aspects related to software development.

Capstone Project
• Application of learned concepts in a real-world project.
• Presentation and demonstration of the capstone project.

Weekly Schedule

Frequency:   Two classes per week
Duration:   2 hours per class

Assessment

Continuous Assessment:  Assignments, quizzes, and class participation.
Mid-term Evaluation: Mid-term project and assessment.
Final Evaluation: Capstone project presentation and final exam.

Certification

Students successfully completing the Software Engineering Foundation course will receive a certificate of completion, recognizing their dedication to acquiring fundamental skills in software engineering.

Certification

Students successfully completing the Software Engineering Foundation course will receive a certificate of completion, recognizing their dedication to acquiring fundamental skills in software engineering.

Additional Resources

Recommended textbooks, online tutorials, and coding exercises will be provided to enhance learning outside of class hours.

Note

The course framework is subject to adjustments based on the progress of the class and emerging trends in software engineering. Students are encouraged to actively participate in discussions, ask questions, and engage in hands-on activities to maximize their learning experience.

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