Next-Generation Technology Impacts on Quality in Online Learning
Authentic Health and Science Lab Experience for Online Term and On-Demand Programs
Cathy Hunt, Professor of Biology, KCTCS
Cathy Hunt, graduate of Morehead State University/ University of Kentucky, has been teaching biology lecture and lab courses for Henderson Community College, KCTCS, for thirty-five years and has been an enthusiastic developer and deliverer of online courses, including authentic, experiential biology labs in general biology, anatomy & physiology, and microbiology.
Rachel Dillon, Vice President of Sales, eScience Labs
Cathy Hunt, Professor of Biology at Henderson Community College KCTCS and enthusiastic developer and deliverer of online courses for over 10 years,will discuss her experience teaching online biology courses that include authentic, experiential biology labs. She will share her experiences from designing and teaching online biology labs in General Biology, Anatomy&Physiology and Microbiology using QM Certified lab kits with video and simulation support. She will discuss challenges of the online laboratory and responses to those challenges as well as the benefits to students.
Learning Objectives
To address challenges experienced when science lab courses are moved into the online environment.
To demonstrate the ease of use of online labs fully integrated into the LMS with text, video, and lab materials provided by a custom kit.
To demonstrate tools for the support and assessment needs of online science labs
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer