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Course Description

The course is organized in the context of the project "NEXT-Lab - Next Generation Stakeholders and Next Level Ecosystem for Collaborative Science Education with Online Labs". Its main objective is to introduce to teachers the use of online virtual experiments and remote laboratories as well as inquiry-based science teaching techniques in order to help them develop, improve and enhance their teaching skills and practices.

The course will include presentations followed by practical sessions and workshops focusing on:

  • Concepts and skills of learning-design, inquiry processes and multidisciplinary teaching
  • Preparing, uploading and sharing digital learning resources and activities
  • Inquiry-based learning activities for use in the science classroom
  • Familiarization with on-line labs portals and educational digital repositories
  • Presentation of popular social tools and science outreach websites
  • Hands-on sessions working on on-line labs and resources related to science.