Niels Doorn, Ph.D. student


My research on improving teaching and learning strategies of software testing in computer science education.



My Orcid ID is: 0000-0002-0680-4443.


I sometimes toot about my research on my Mastodon account about my research, but more often about other things that interest me, or that fill me with wonder.


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TILE Repository

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4 March 2024

Presenting at INTED 2024

by Niels Doorn

From Rationalism to Empiricism in Software Testing Education Through Gamification

On the INTED2024 conference I presented our work on developing a serious game to improve software testing education. For those interested:

My presentation was part of the “Computer Science and Cybersecurity Education” session, at the end of the first day of the two day conference. Other presentations included topics on gamification of professional skills, the design of curricula on cyber security and chat bots for first year students. This diverse group made for a nice audience and a positive vibe.

My presentation was at the end of a very intensive but interesting day with lots of presentations on AI, gamification and innovation in education.


tags: presentation