Improving wireless and networking cybersecurity curriculum

Edward J. Glantz, Mahdi Nasereddin, Joanne C. Peca, David J. Fusco, Devin Kachmar

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This investigation expands previous work responding to the growing need to educate and train cyber professionals of wireless and networking devices by guiding cyber education curricular development in undergraduate and master's degree programs. In the haste to expand cyber curriculum, important considerations to improve student learning may be overlooked, resulting in less effective and satisfying experiences. Enhancing effectiveness of the learner experience may leverage not just what, but also how, content is delivered. The result integrates 'minds-on' with 'hands-on' learning. This paper is authored by cyber faculty at a university that recently expanded undergraduate and master's cybersecurity programs to cover wired and wireless cyber curriculum. This initiative supplemented theoretical education with development of hands-on 'experiential' learner experiences across the curriculum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)82-89
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Mobile Network Design and Innovation
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence


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