Excellent Online Science Teaching: Effective Strategies for a Successful Semester


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In this book, author Frances Karels shares the research. She outlines successful strategies and provides proven tips that help teaching faculty in the sciences succeed in online course facilitation. Read real-life examples of best practices, and how to implement those best practices easily and successfully.

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by Frances Karels
The Part-Time Press, June 2019
232 pages. Paperback.

The number of science courses being offered fully online (including labs) by colleges and universities continues to grow. Excellent Online Science Teaching: Effective Strategies for a Successful Semester takes readers through the steps of designing, teaching and assessing a fully online science course and/or lab. The book also provides tips and strategies for migrating existing science courses and/or labs to online platforms. Author Frances Karels has been teaching college science courses for over 13 years. She has developed curricula for blended and fully online science courses at both the K-12 and college levels, and presented at TxDLA and NISOD on best practices in online science teaching. In 2014, Frances Karels was awarded the NISOD Teaching Excellence Award.

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