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Student Motivation in Distributed Software Development Projects



Ivana Bosnic , Igor Cavrak , Marin Orlic , Mario Zagar , Ivica Crnkovic

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


ICSE 2011 Companion Volume CTGDSD Workshop


ACM Digital Library


In this paper we discuss challenges faced in conducting distributed student projects within a scope of a distributed software development university course. Student motivation and demotivation factors, along with perceived cultural differences, are identified and analyzed on the basis of data collected from a number of student projects.


author = {Ivana Bosnic and Igor Cavrak and Marin Orlic and Mario Zagar and Ivica Crnkovic},
title = {Student Motivation in Distributed Software Development Projects},
month = {May},
year = {2011},
booktitle = {ICSE 2011 Companion Volume CTGDSD Workshop},
publisher = {ACM Digital Library},
url = {}