The continued growth in general studies and liberal arts and science programs online has led to a rise in the number of students whose science learning experiences are web-based. However, little is known about what is actually going on in web-based science courses at the level of the disciplines within liberal arts and sciences or the corresponding course design features. Online Science Learning: Best Practices and Technologies reviews trends and efforts in web-based science instruction and evaluates contemporary philosophies and pedagogies of online science instruction. This title on an emergent and vital area of education clearly demonstrates how to enrich the academic character and quality of web-based science instruction.Kevin.F..Downing, PhD, is an associate professor at DePaul Universitya#39;s college for adult learners, the School for New Learning. ... Education program for adults at DePaul, is the author of several science course guides for the DE program, and regularly teaches online science courses. ... Spikes, EdD, .is a professor of educational leadership and director of the Doctoral Program at Kansas State University.
|Title||:||Online Science Learning: Best Practices and Technologies|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2008-05-31|