Multimedia courseware sparks interest in the industry

James D. McCalley, V. Ajjarapu, Jaime De La Ree, Arun G. Phadke, Gerald B. Sheble, S. S. Venkata, Vijay Vittal

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Abstract

The PowerLearn approach to power engineering education is developed by a core group of faculty and students at Iowa State University and Virginia Tech. Four basic features characterize the approach. Courseware modularity provides that the material is organized by topic rather than by course. A Web site provides module storage and dissemination. Interactive visualization and simulation tools are heavily used in module construction. This project is integrated with efforts at both schools to develop new introductory undergraduate courses in electric power engineering. These courses serve well to illustrate the modular approach to course design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-32
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Computer Applications in Power
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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