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Mobile Learning for Online Practical Science Modules in Higher Education

Nicholas, Victoria (2015). Mobile Learning for Online Practical Science Modules in Higher Education. In: Crompton, Helen and John , Traxler eds. Mobile Learning and STEM: Case Studies in Practice. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 234–243.

Science students need to gain practical skills in their qualifications. Students now gain these practical skills using mobile technology as many of our modules are online. This case study investigates the shift in perception that students have about online practical science. Prior to study they often think they won’t be learning “real science”. After studying the modules they can see the benefits of online practical science and are keen for more.

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