Fostering Authentic Science Laboratory Experiences For Online Learners Using Digital Technologies And Hands-On Kits
Concurrent Session 3
eScience Labs uses new digital technologies, including instructional videos, gamification,and analytic tools, with hands-on laboratory kits to promote online science student success.
Online education is increasingly commonplace. However, for many science instructors, translating the traditional laboratory experience to an online environment can be a challenge, particularly when seeking to maintain a rigorous and safe hands-on experience when students are working from home. eScience Labs provides science instructors a solution to these concerns by combining new digital technologies with hands-on laboratory kits to deliver a robust and engaging laboratory experience. In this session, the eScience Labs team will discuss their digital curriculum and laboratory kits. In particular, the team will highlight how digital technologies, including instructional videos, gamification, and analytic tools, are used to increase the safety and success of students taking online science courses.