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Hashemian, Reza

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M.S. (Master of Science)

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Department of Electrical Engineering


Engineering; Internet in higher education; Laboratories--Computer programs; Open learning; Distance education--Computer-assisted instruction; Engineering--Study and teaching (Higher); Science--Study and teaching (Higher)


Science and engineering courses normally include having the students perform useful tests and assignments in the laboratories as a component of their insight and aptitude improvement. These are the key in strengthening hypotheses learned in the class and help to encourage them to think independently. However, due to the limited resources of traditional laboratories, the acquired practical knowledge is not enough for competing with the rapid development of technology. Remote laboratories provide solutions for this problem by permitting research supplies to be utilized by the students from any place and any time.;This paper reports the customization process of three engineering systems in a simple and efficient way so that the current designers can integrate these new advancements into the process of developing the remote laboratories. This paper helps to understand basic pedagogical issues and practical problems while developing remote laboratories. It also discussed the user interface with the web pages created; secure login procedures, laboratory safety features, various technical advancements, and performance characteristics of the developed hardware.


Advisors: Reza Hashemian; Zinger Donald.||Committee members: Azad Azad.


180 pages




Northern Illinois University

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