Developing cost-effective laboratory exercises for Telecommunications programs

Austin B. Asgill, Willie K. Ofosu

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Abstract

Telecommunications equipment that are commonly utilized in industry are generally expensive and it is becoming increasingly more difficult for universities to afford even some of the most basic of these equipment for their laboratories. As a result, Engineering Technology programs have had to resort to alternative means of providing the requisite laboratory training for their students. One such effective alternative is to use simulations to give students a hands-on experience of specific technologies. Many standard software packages, as well as specialized packages that are available for use in Telecommunications Engineering Technology programs, can be utilized to emphasize particular telecommunications theories or to simulate specific technologies. This paper discusses the approaches used in the Telecommunication programs at Pennsylvania State University Wilkes-Barre, and Southern Polytechnic State University.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
Pages4163-4172
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2005
Event2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: The Changing Landscape of Engineering and Technology Education in a Global World - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Jun 12 2005Jun 15 2005

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Other2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: The Changing Landscape of Engineering and Technology Education in a Global World
CountryUnited States
CityPortland, OR
Period6/12/056/15/05

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Telecommunication
Engineering technology
Students
Telecommunication equipment
Costs
Software packages
Industry

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  • Engineering(all)

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Asgill, A. B., & Ofosu, W. K. (2005). Developing cost-effective laboratory exercises for Telecommunications programs. In 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (pp. 4163-4172)
Asgill, Austin B. ; Ofosu, Willie K. / Developing cost-effective laboratory exercises for Telecommunications programs. 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2005. pp. 4163-4172
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Asgill, AB & Ofosu, WK 2005, Developing cost-effective laboratory exercises for Telecommunications programs. in 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. pp. 4163-4172, 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: The Changing Landscape of Engineering and Technology Education in a Global World, Portland, OR, United States, 6/12/05.

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