Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
Linux operating system is becoming more and more important in the industry and commercial world. This paper presents a comparative study about the development of a network based laboratory environment in the "UNIX introduction" course for undergraduate students. The paper results and the response from the students from 2005 to 2007 will be used to better understand what kind of method is more suitable for students. The authors also use the data collected to adjust their teaching strategy and try to build up a network based laboratory environment.