The aim of this course is to revisit some of the fundamental educational principles of laboratory learning, as a means of improving the instructional design of labs.
Whether you are an experienced educator looking to revisit your practices, or a newer instructor wanting to try something different or to improve what you already do, this course offers you a chance to reassess your assumptions about labs and their educational bases.
|As a participant in this MOOC you may be eligible for recognition for
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - to maintain your
registration as a teacher, for example. Certificates of completion can
be requested if evidence is provided of your full participation and
completion of the course activities in either self-paced or Action
Time: 10 hours (Self-paced) 12 hours (Action Learning)
Enhance student outcomes by developing teacher expertise in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating lab experiences.
Module 2 - Developing the aims, objectives and alignment of laboratory classes
Module 3 - Types of labs and the conditions for learning they present
Module 4 - Structuring and Supporting Learning in Laboratory Classes
Module 5 - Modern Laboratory Learning Environments
Module 6 - Bringing it all together – developing activity guides and lesson plans.
Led by Engineering, Health Sciences and Education staff at the University of Southern Queensland supported by an international team of experts.
MOOC for Enhancing Lab Learning Outcomes
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