The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread changes to how the higher education sector operates. In this paper, the experience of delivering an eight-week undergraduate Software Engineering programme during the pandemic is discussed. The programme in question exhibits a number of unique features, including the intensive nature of the teaching, and the timing of its delivery, which coincided almost exactly with the introduction of lockdown measures. Reflections are offered on the rapid transition to online delivery of three different modules, including consideration of students' wellbeing. The implications for Software Engineering education, and online education more broadly, are considered.


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Barr, M., Nabi, S. & Somerville, D. 2020, 'Online Delivery of Intensive Software Engineering Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic', IEEE Xplore. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSEET49119.2020.9206196

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