Kwok-Bun Yue

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Web technologies have become essential in the computing curricula. However, teaching a Web development course to computing students is challenging because of large bodies of knowledge, rapidly changing technologies, demanding support infrastructures and diverse background of audiences. This paper presents the evolution and the experiences we have gained in(More)
Across the US and the rest of the world, there exists a lack of computer security components in many CS/IT curricula. For those programs that do have such components in computer security, a common difficulty is to integrate “real-world” labs into the courses, in order to provide hands-on experiences to the learners. Due to concerns for security breaches and(More)
Information systems have been a well researched topic based on their development, implementation, effectiveness, success and, more recently, business-IT alignment. A literature review has revealed that one domain (i.e., the IS service quality and its measurement) has gained considerable prominence in the last one and a half decades, after the recognition of(More)
Open Source Software (OSS) has provided a successful model for community-based collaborative development of software. The success of OSS has triggered interests in applying similar approaches to other areas besides software development, such as open courseware development and open content projects. However, there are nearly no projects on building highly(More)
This paper describes a problem in the solution of the dining philosophers problem by Gingras [2] that makes it inefficient, instead of the claimed maximal efficiency. A correct implementation is presented. Even then, the solution has other undesirable characteristics and is still not maximally efficiency. Depending on the definition of efficiency, it may(More)
Interactive student response systems (SRSs) are becoming popular as many instructors at the tertiary level education institutions adopt the systems to transform traditional passive lectures into interactive classes. Despite the popularity and numerous benefits of SRSs, there is conflicting evidence regarding the current levels of perceptions and actual(More)