Online Library of Scientific Models, A New Way to Teach, Learn, and Share Learning Experience

Hatem H. Elrefaei

Abstract


While scientific models are usually communicated in paper format, the need to reprogram every model by every user results in a huge loss of efforts, time and money, hence lengthening the educational and research developing cycle and loosing the learning experience and expertise gained by every user. We demonstrate a new portal www.imodelit.com that hosts a library of scientific models for electrical engineers in the form of java applets. They are all conformal, informative, with strong input and output filing system. The software design allows a fast developing cycle and it represents a strong infrastructure that can be shared by researchers to develop their own applets to be posted on the library. We aim for a community based library of scientific models that enhances the e-learning process for engineering students.

Keywords


scientific; models; e-learning; electrical; engineering; equations; java applets; library; online; development

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International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE) – eISSN: 2626-8493
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