TestEd 2020
Wed 28 Oct 2020 Porto, Portugal
co-located with ICST 2020
Wed 28 Oct 2020 16:15 - 16:30 at Arrábida - Session IV

Code Defenders is a game that aims to engage students with software testing. Players compete over a Java class under test by producing tests and mutants, i.e., artificial faults, scoring points if tests reveal mutants, or mutants survive tests. While initially created as a fun way to introduce students to testing in one-off fun sessions, we have moved to integrating the game as an assessed core component of a software testing course. This has shown great potential in engaging students, but many challenges have been revealed as part of this integration. In this paper we describe how we integrated Code Defenders into a software testing course, and how we improved the game in order to address the resulting challenges.

Wed 28 Oct
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16:00 - 17:00: Session IVTestEd 2020 at Arrábida
16:00 - 16:15
Talk
Towards a Learning Environment for Internet of Things Testing with LEGO® MINDSTORMS®
TestEd 2020
Thomas Auer, Michael FeldererUniversity of Innsbruck
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16:15 - 16:30
Talk
Teaching Software Testing with the Code Defenders Testing Game: Experiences and Improvements
TestEd 2020
Gordon FraserUniversity of Passau, Alessio GambiUniversity of Passau, José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
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16:30 - 16:45
Talk
Panel discussion: Tips for online teaching
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16:55 - 17:00
Day closing
Wrap-up
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