GOLC General Meeting and Workshop

THE Global Online Laboratory Consortium (GOLC) will be holding its General Meeting and its First Remote Laboratories Workshop in conjunction with the Frontiers in Education (FIE) 2011 Conference.Date: October 11 & 12, 2011

Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

FIE Confence URL: http://fie-conference.org/fie2011/

The voting delegate and members of the GOLC standing committees from universities and other academic institutions that have paid their 2011 membership fees by 30 August 2011 can attend the workshop for free as can FiE attendees who have paid the registration fee for the FiE conference. GOLC delegates and standing committee members can attend the full FiE Conference for a reduced $400 USD registration fee. An author does not need to come from a GOLC member institution, but can also be an individual GOLC member or an FiE attendee.

The First GOLC Remote Laboratories Workshop: Improving Laboratory Learning Outcomes

Laboratories are an integral element of Science and Engineering courses. Remote Laboratories provide real-time flexible access across the internet to physical laboratory apparatus, and can be used to improve both the laboratory experience and access to laboratories. This workshop aims to share insights into the most effective pedagogic designs using remote laboratories and how we ensure that learning outcomes for students are most effectively achieved.

The specific topics of the workshop include, but are not limited to:

  1. Learning outcomes that can be most effectively achieved using remote laboratories;
  2. Methodology and analysis of the learning that occurs when using remote labs;
  3. Integration with laboratories of educational tools such as lessons plans, collaboration support, etc.
  4. Learning assessment in remote laboratories.

The final Workshop program is available here : 1st GOLC Workshop: Improving Laboratory Learning Outcomes

Register for the Workshop here: http://conftool.com/golc2011/



Jud Harward, MIT
David Lowe, UTS

Program Committee:

Sven Esche, Stevens Institute of Technology
Christian Guetl, Technical University of Graz
Manuel Castro, UNED
Javier Garcia Zubia, University of Deusto
Pablo Orduna, University of Deusto
James Hardison, CECI
Olayemi Oyebode, CECI
Arthur Asiimwe, Makerere University
Hamadou Saliah-Hassane, Télé-université/UQAM
Herbert Yeung, UTS
Steve Murray, UTS
LING Keck Voon, NTU
Danilo Garbi Zutin, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
Jim Henry, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Russ Meier, IEEE Liaison

Co-Sponsored by:

IEEE Education SocietyEducation Society


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