Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 24, 2001
June 24, 2001
June 27, 2001
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Web Programming for Industrial Applications: A New Course Paul I-Hai Lin, Hal Broberg Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
There is an increasing demand from industry for professionals who understand the key issues and know how to solve the real world problems using a knowledge of networking, Web technology, and Internet-based control systems. In response to this need, the author’s department offered a senior-level course on "Web Programming for Industrial Applications" for the first time in August 2000 as part of a computer networking certificate program.
With our experience in delivering synchronous TV distance learning course and asynchronous Web-based courses, we tried to deliver this course using a combination of TV lectures and hands-on lab via the Web to provide flexible time for class instruction and learning activities. The TV lecture portion (three-hour of lecture per week) also allowed students who have time conflicts to watch videotapes provided by the university. The hands-on lab via the Web (www.etcs.ipfw.edu/~lin) is a cost effective solution that enables us to offer high-technology courses with lab components without extensive resources. A series of hands-on labs were developed and hosted by a Web server for use by students using a Web browser. The lab setups can be accessed by students 24-hours a day, anywhere in the world, without coming to the university.
The rest of paper is organized as follows. Course design issues are introduced in Section II. The Web-based laboratory environment is discussed in Section III. Course evaluation and conclusion are provided in Section IV.
Proceedings of the 2001 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition Copyright 2001, American Society for Engineering Education
Lin, P., & Broberg, H. (2001, June), Web Programming For Industrial Applications: A New Course Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. https://peer.asee.org/10008
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