Innovative classroom teaching

Are you looking for new methods to engage your students in science subjects?

Do you want to find more professional development opportunities?

Do you need to take classes to complete your graduate studies?

Oregon State University’s College of Science has developed an online course, CH 584 Instruments and Online Interactions in the Sciences, to meet the needs of current and aspiring STEM teachers. The course is delivered through OSU Ecampus, a national leader in online education. This course provides hands-on experience for a variety of lab experiment methods that will augment the student learning experience in your classroom.

The course activities are linked to state and national standards appropriate for your educational setting (e.g. for K-12 teachers Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards and the National Educational Technology Standards) and for easy integration into lesson plans.

At the end of the class, you will:

  • Have a good grasp of the availability and implementation of a variety of methods for delivering lab experiments, including:
    • Lab packs
    • Virtual instruments
    • Online interactions
  • Be able to evaluate the efficacy of using lab tools in your classroom curriculum
  • Create lab exercises and assessments with any of the available methods

Class information for CH 584Instruments and Online Interactions in the Sciences

Course credit – This course combines approximately 90 hours of instruction, online activities and assignments for a total of 3 quarter-term credits.
Instruction – This course is developed and taught by faculty in Oregon State’s College of Science.

Learn more about class requirements and review the syllabus.

For more information about this class, please contact the OSU chemistry department at:
chemistry.ecampus@oregonstate.edu
541-737-2081

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