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    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2018 Vol.8(1): 11-16 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2018.8.1.1004

Effectiveness of Using Cisco Packet Tracer as a Learning Tool: A Case Study of Routing Protocol

Noor Maizura Mohamad Noor, Nadiah Yayao, and Sumazly Sulaiman
Abstract—Computer network experts are in high demand nowadays. The purpose of this research is to study the effectiveness of using Cisco Packet Tracer as a learning tool. This scenario is considered important to Higher Learning Institutions in order to ensure all students graduated with sufficient network skills. Therefore, computer network requires understanding of both theory and practical, hence network simulation software should be recommended to overcome this problem. Respondents of the study were the 132 second year students from the Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) and Bachelor of Computer Science (Informatics Maritime) who took the Data Communication and Network course in Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. The questionnaire and simulation of routing protocol performance case study were used as the research instruments in this study.

Index Terms—Computer network, cisco packet tracer, routing protocol, simulation software.

The authors are with the School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030, Kuala Nerus Terengganu, Malaysia (e-mail: maizura@umt.du.my, nadiahyayao@gmail.com, sumazly@umt.edu.my).

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Cite: Noor Maizura Mohamad Noor, Nadiah Yayao, and Sumazly Sulaiman, "Effectiveness of Using Cisco Packet Tracer as a Learning Tool: A Case Study of Routing Protocol," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 11-16, 2018.

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