From a Hands-on Chemistry Lab to a Remote Chemistry Lab: Challenges and Constrains
The spread of remote labs in Universities is a current reality. They are strong e-learning tool which allow students to carry out online experiments over real equipment and Universities to have e-learning tools for learning methodologies such as Blended learning and Distance learning. These remote labs are developed for many science fields such as electronic, robotic and physic. Nevertheless it is very difficult to find chemistry remote labs. This paper wants to show the difficulties of choosing a chemistry lab which can become a remote chemistry lab, and a first approach of converting a hands-on chemistry lab to remote one.
KeywordsBlended and distance learning E-learning tools Hands-on and remote labs
The authors acknowledge the support of the eMadrid project (Investigación y desarrollo de tecnologías educativas en la Comunidad de Madrid) - S2013/ICE-2715, VISIR+ project (Educational Modules for Electric and Electronic Circuits Theory and Practice following an Enquiry-based Teaching and Learning Methodology supported by VISIR) Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education 2015 nº 561735-EPP-1-2015-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP and PILAR project (Platform Integration of Laboratories based on the Architecture of visiR), Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership nº 2016-1-ES01-KA203-025327.
- 4.Labshare Labs. http://www.labshare.edu.au/catalogue/rigtypedetail/?id=42&version=1.3. Accessed 9 Nov 2016
- 5.Carro, G., Plaza, P., Sancristobal, E., Castro, M.: A wireless robotic educational platform approach. In: 13th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV) (2016)Google Scholar
- 6.Garcia-Zubia, J., et al.: Archimedes remote lab for secondary schools. In: 3rd Experiment@ International Conference, exp.at 2015 (2015)Google Scholar
- 7.VISIR+ Project: http://www2.isep.ipp.pt/visir/. Accessed 16 Nov 2016
- 9.Microelectronics Device Characterization Lab (MIT). http://ceci.mit.edu/projects/iLabs/ Accessed 16 Nov 2016