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Breaking Barriers in Home Study Science: Home Labs and Science Distance Education
March 21, 2018
Martin Connors, Athabasca University, Canada
Farook Al-Shamali, Athabasca University, Canada
Home labs have had fundamental practical impact on science distance education, yet may not well known to distance education researchers as it has mainly been of a practical nature.

This session will examine how the traditional requirement that science freshman courses have an experimental component was met through home labs and other innovations in distance education.
Keywords: science, lab, distance education
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