Required Readings

Required Readings, 29 August 2013

How does one poop in space? What research is there on best practices in online education for at-risk students? Should journalism students learn to fly aerial drones? Find out in today’s required readings.

Chris Hadfield Explains How to Poop on the ISS – a video, rather than a reading, but also check out the links provided by the Tested folks.

Creating an Effective Online Class – a research review packet from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University.

Practical science lessons being squeezed out of UK schools – The culprit? Exam pressures, of course.

Drone journalism program seeks government approval – there’s no way this could go wrong.

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P.E. Robinson

P.E. Robinson

Professor P.E. Robinson teaches astronomy to non-science majors at a 2-year college in the United States. He has a decade of experience teaching science in higher education, and providing professional development experiences to astronomers and other educators. Skepticism and critical thinking are key components of everything he teaches.

1 Comment

  1. September 1, 2013 at 12:11 pm —

    Learning science without practical experiments is like learning to play soccer without ever playing, priorities should be established.

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