Improving Learning Efficiency and Evaluation Fairness for Cyber Security Courses: A Case Study

  • Emin Çalışkan
  • Risto VaarandiEmail author
  • Birgy Lorenz
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 998)


During the last decade, active learning and e-learning methods have become increasingly popular, and a number of universities have redesigned their courses by replacing lectures with online content. Since traditional lecture-based teaching methods have been criticized in recent research papers, we have studied how well a lecture-based approach suits for teaching a highly technical cyber security course. Our study is based on the analysis of survey data collected from past students who have taken the same cyber security course during the last seven years, and our findings provide insights for redesigning similar network and cyber security courses.


Cyber security education Teaching methods E-learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emin Çalışkan
    • 1
  • Risto Vaarandi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Birgy Lorenz
    • 1
  1. 1.TalTech UniversityTallinnEstonia

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