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More developments in teaching science online

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Matthews, D. (2018) Scepticism over Google plan to replace labs with virtual reality, Times Higher Education, June 7 The Harvard Gazette (2018) Virtual lab to extend reach...

Open and remote labs from the UK Open University

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On my recent visit to the UK Open University, I had the privilege of a guided tour of the Open University's remote labs. These...

The current madness in online learning: case no. 1

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Coughlan, S. (2018) University offers science degree online for £5,650 per year, BBC News, March 6 If you want to know what the very opposite of...

Have we reached a tipping point in teaching science and engineering online?

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This post lists several new developments in delivering science and engineering online. These developments join a list of other efforts that are listed below...

Nine questions to ask when choosing modes of delivery

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This is the fifth of five posts on choosing modes of delivery for Chapter 10 of my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital...

More developments in online labs

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Zalaznik, M. (2014) Online labs evolve University Business, May What's happening This article reports on the following developments in online labs: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has created an...

A new approach to online lab classes from the University of South Carolina

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  Adams, S. and Duvall, B. (2014) Designing, building and supporting online lab courses, University Business, February 4 This article is a summary of a presentation...

Conference on science education at Western University

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I was at the Western Conference on Science Education on July 10-11. I gave a a public lecture on designing teaching for 21st century...

MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

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  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

Discussing design models for hybrid/blended learning and the impact on the campus

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 A couple of weeks ago I had an interesting meeting with about 25 instructional designers from UBC, where we discussed design models for hybrid...