The effectiveness of simulation in a hybrid and on-line networking course Academic Article uri icon


  • Simulations are an important part of many traditional classes in Computer Networking. As web-based learning environments grow in popularity the need for simulations has become pronounced. This paper reports on a study to compare the performance of students enrolled in two web-based learning environments, one with a simulation package and the second with graphics and text only. Analysis shows statistically significant improvements in performance in the simulation group compared to the other group.

published proceedings

  • ACM SIGCSE Bulletin

author list (cited authors)

  • Cameron, B. H., & Wijekumar, K.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Cameron, Brian H||Wijekumar, Kay

publication date

  • January 2003