OER and Online Science Courses

Concurrent Session 6
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Brief Abstract

Learn about building an online science kit with hands-on investigations for your students and a free textbook. Stop by our presentation to discover how your learning outcomes can be synced with individual investigations and specific sections of OpenStax texts, giving students a one-stop-shop for their text and kit that makes online science easier than ever.

Presenters

Shannon is the Director of Distance Learning for Carolina Biological Supply Company. She is responsible for all facets of development, product selection and product marketing for all college level science online courses and products. With Master’s degrees in both Biology and Education, Shannon joined Carolina in 2015 with more than 15 years of higher education experience, 10 of which were spent in the online learning community as both an administrator and instructor. Her experience includes curriculum development, instructional design, and compliance and accreditation. She and her team have helped hundreds of colleges and universities adapt their science courses to the online learning environment.

Extended Abstract

 

Learn about building an online science kit with hands on investigations for your students that also includes an OpenStax text as your course textbook. In addition to providing affordable, customizable kit options, Carolina Biological Distance Learning is partnering with OpenStax to help relieve some of the financial burden students bare while attending college. Discover how your learning outcomes can be synced with individual investigations and specific sections of OpenStax texts. Students will have a one-stop-shop for their text and kit, making online science easier than ever.