This paper aims to demonstrate that learners prefer brain-compatible cyber security educational material, over traditional presentation methods.
A prototype brain-compatible cyber security educational system was evaluated using a survey as a research instrument.
Presenting cyber security material in a brain-compatible manner is an effective way in which to stimulate the learners’ interest, engages them in the learning experience and motivates them to learn.
As far as could be determined, no previous studies showed the relevance of brain-compatible pedagogical techniques to cyber security education.
The financial assistance by the Vodacom/NMMU scholarship towards this research is also hereby acknowledged. Opinions expressed and conclusions arrived at are those of the author and are not necessarily to be attributed to the sponsors.
Reid, R. and van Niekerk, J. (2014), "Brain-compatible, web-based information security education: a statistical study", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 22 No. 4, pp. 371-381. https://doi.org/10.1108/IMCS-11-2013-0081Download as .RIS
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