Web-Based Engineering Education: Critical Design and Effective Tools

Web-Based Engineering Education: Critical Design and Effective Tools

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Rapid advances in computer technology and the internet have created new opportunities for delivering instruction and revolutionizing the learning environment. This development has been accelerated by the significant reduction in cost of the Internet infrastructure and the easy accessibility of the World Wide Web. This book evaluates the usefulness of advanced learning systems in delivering instructions in a virtual academic environment for different engineering sectors. It aims at providing a deep probe into the most relevant issues in engineering education and digital learning and offers a survey of how digital engineering education has developed, where it stands now, how research in this area has progressed, and what the prospects are for the future.The term a€œconnectednessa€ is used across various knowledge domains and is sometimes synonymous with the term a€œengagement. ... iPods) to deliver content and learning support (Brown, 2005). Advances in mobile communication technologies including Wi-Fi networks, Third Generation (3G), and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave ... This implementation benefits the company and employees because it cuts costs of employees in the field having to travel to a central traininganbsp;...

Title:Web-Based Engineering Education: Critical Design and Effective Tools
Author:Russell, Donna
Publisher:IGI Global - 2010-06-30


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