Spreading the VISIR Remote Lab Along Argentina. The Experience in Patagonia
The learning of technical and science disciplines requires experimental and practical training. Hands-on labs are the natural scenarios where practical skills can be developed but, thanks to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), virtual and remote labs can provide a framework where Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines can also be developed. One of these remote labs is the Virtual Instruments System in Reality (VISIR), specially designed to practice in the area of analog electronics. This paper aims at describing how this remote lab is being used in the Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco (UNPSJB - Argentina), in the framework of the VISIR+ (“This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein”.) project funded by the Erasmus+ Program, one institution without previous experiences with remote labs.
The authors would like to acknowledge the support given by the European Commission to the VISIR+ project through grant 561735-EPP-1-2015-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP.
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