‘Net-Class’ and a Comparision of the Web Based
Course Management Tools

Bilal Yilmaz, Nese Yalabik, Alpay Karagoz
Middle East Technical University, , Turkey

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A web based course management tool, ‘Net-Class’, developed in Middle East Technical University is presented. The tool features such as web browsing abilities, instructor and student tools, synchronous and asynchronous sharing is discussed. It is compared to the commercially available tools in terms of these features. The evaluation shows Net-Class is at least as effective as the others in teaching and learning via web.

Keywords: Web based education, course management tools, Net-Class, Net-Class’s modules.