June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019
October 19, 2019
According to statistics reported by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), cyber attacks have caused U.S. companies an estimated damage amounting to 1.42 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 . Hence, the mission of preparing students with sufficient knowledge and skills of cyber security has become extremely important and urgent. Nevertheless, it is not an easy task to design an effective cyber security training module because the content should provide real-life examples, use the right delivery methods, and be presented in a clear and concise manner .
In this paper, we discuss a cyber security learning system that provides comprehensive training to educate students in the field of cyber attack and prevention. The system incorporates various learning techniques in order to ensure that the leaning of cyber security is interesting and efficient. The techniques we developed include integrated learning, student-centric learning, problem-based learning, self-paced learning, and game-based learning. We expect the system to attract youngsters and prepare them to become the next generation of cyber security professionals.
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Chou, T. (2019, June), Multi-Learning Techniques for Enhancing Student Engagement in Cybersecurity Education Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. 10.18260/1-2--33127
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