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ERIC Number: EJ794432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Development of a Laboratory Course in Nonmajors General Biology for Distance Education
Mickle, James E.; Aune, Patricia M.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v37 n5 p35-39 May 2008
For distance-education students, the requirement for a laboratory course can present a significant hurdle to completing degree requirements. To better serve these nontraditional students, the authors developed a distance version of the laboratory course to provide a hands-on experience similar to that of on-campus students. In order to make the program succeed, they modified the existing nonmajors general-biology lab manual (Mickle et al. 2000) used on-campus so that the exercises would be comparable, yet reconfigured for a home situation. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A