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Title: Hybrid Content Delivery: On-Line Lectures and Interactive Lab Assignments PDF
Url: http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FE%3A...
Creator: Brown, Cordelia
Johnson, Mark
Lu, Yung-Hsiang
Meyer, David
Publisher: American Society for Engineering Education
Description: A few Purdue University Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty members adopted an experimental format for content delivery in a programming course. In the experimental format, lectures are recorded and delivered on-line. Students attend laboratory sessions and can obtain interactive and individualized assistance; each session teaches one programming tool, including version control, visual programming, creating graphical user interface. Four larger-scale programming assignments require design, implementation, and documentation. We have observed that students sometimes get stuck by simple programming errors (syntax or logic). Most errors are unique by individual students and difficult to generalize in a traditional lecture setting. Some students respond very positively to this approach. An on-line discussion forum is established for interaction. This hybrid format has been experimented in one sophomore and one junior course on hardware design. This paper presents the results when applying this approach to a senior-level software course. We plan to assess the learning experience of the students and compare the results with the two hardware courses many students have taken earlier.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Digital computers -- Programming
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Computer science -- Programming languages
Electrical engineering
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: American Society for Engineering Education
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-09-05 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-19 18:26:51 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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