Information theory: learning through example

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    Abstract

    In this paper, the perceived difficulty for students learning purely through auditory and visual means, such as via the standard lecture format, is highlighted through a literature review of learning styles and methods, and a solution based upon interactive computer case-based learning through worksheets is proposed. A brief history of Information Theory is discussed and a review of the various software packages available is made and Mathematica selected. The contents of the worksheets are described and conclusions made.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe international conference on e-learning and e-technologies in education ICEEE 2012. September 24-26, 2012, Technical University of Lodz, Poland: proceedings
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages65-71
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4673-1678-1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-1679-8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Oct 2012
    EventInternational Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education - Lodz, Poland
    Duration: 24 Sep 201226 Sep 2012

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education
    Abbreviated titleICEEE 2012
    Country/TerritoryPoland
    CityLodz
    Period24/09/1226/09/12

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