Journal article

Teaching wireless sensor networks at the University of Melbourne

E Tanin

IEEE Distributed Systems Online | Published : 2007

Abstract

Several challenges that were faced by educational professionals at introducing and teaching a postgraduate wireless sensor network (WSN) course to the University of Melbourne's Master of Engineering in Distributed Computer program, are discussed. Some of the significant challenges faced by the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department (CSSE) include, researchers had to address misconceptions of students about WSN course, teachers needed to teach various hardware and software courses, to present a coherent course on WSNs, and laboratory facilities for teaching WSN courses also presented challenges for system administrators and the teaching staff of the university. Teachers also fac..

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