08/04/2016

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SQA Online Program

Lessons Plan:

  1. Introduction: Software QA Profession, curriculum, setting expectations
  2. Introduction to testing Windows and WEB GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  3. ResumeBuilder project: requirements, GUI testing, writing bug reports
  4. ResumeBuilder project: functionality testing; Bug Reporting rules
  5. Bug Reporting and Bug Tracking
  6. Test cases, test plans, test documentation
  7. Test Documentation interview questions
  8. Energy-Telecom project: requirements, purpose, Web GUI Testing, Testing WEB forms; bug reporting
  9. Energy-Telecom project: Mastering Bug Reporting Skills
  10. Testing Web Applications: navigation, performance, browser compatibility, gray box
  11. Interview questions related to Software Quality Assurance
  12. Interview questions related to Types of Software Testing-1
  13. Interview questions related to Types of Software Testing-2
  14. Test documentation: test plan, test design, test suites, test matrices – Part1
  15. Test documentation: test plan, test design, test suites, test matrices – Part2
  16. Job Market Survey Analysis
  17. Job Search: Posting Resumes on Dice, Keyword coding
  18. Networking: LinkedIn, Informational Interview, approaching recruiters, professional groups
  19. Answering most common interview questions; Company and Project Stories
  20. Mastering Interview Questions. Answering student questions.

Resources:
GUI Standards for  Windows 7/Vista Windows XP/2000
Usability standards for Web Applications
Software QA Interview Questions and Answers
Comparison of issue-tracking systems

 

Session 1. Introduction         May 10, 2016    Sept 20, 2016

Home Work Assignment

 

Interview questions covered in the session:

  • What is Quality?
  • What is Software Quality?
  • What is Software Quality Assurance?
  • What is the difference between Software Testing and Software QA?
  • What is Software Testing?
  • Is it possible to find/fix all the bugs in a software product before it goes to the customers?
  • Then – Why test?
  • What is black/white box testing?
  • Describe a bug?
  • What is use case?
  • What is the most important impact QA can have on a product development process?
  • What is Negative testing? Positive?
  • Which type of testing results in highest number of bugs found?
  • What is the software development life cycle?

 

 

Session 2. Web/Windows GUI Testing        May 12, 2016       September 22, 2016

Home Work Assignment

 

Interview questions covered in the session:

  • What is software usability?
  • What is usability testing?
  • What is GUI testing?
  • Where the GUI standards are coming from?
  • What are the typical GUI problems you look for on a web page (dialog box)
  • Tell me more about WEB Usability Guidelines published by US Government

 

 

Session 3. ResumeBuilder project: requirements, GUI testing, writing bug reports

Home Work Assignment:               May 16, 2016            Sept 26, 2016