Journal article

A blended approach to active learning in a physiology laboratory-based subject facilitated by an e-learning component

Arianne M Dantas, Robert E Kemm

ADVANCES IN PHYSIOLOGY EDUCATION | AMER PHYSIOLOGICAL SOC | Published : 2008

Abstract

Learning via online activities (e-learning) was introduced to facilitate existing face-to-face teaching to encourage more effective student preparation and then informed participation in an undergraduate physiology laboratory-based course. Active learning was encouraged by hypothesis formation and predictions prior to classes, with opportunities for students to amend their e-learning submissions after classes. Automatic or tutor feedback was provided on student submissions. Evaluation of the course was conducted via student questionnaires, individual student interviews, and analysis of student marks in examinations and of the e-learning component. Student feedback on this entire subject in t..

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