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Edcor: Hands-On Labs Upgrade Online Learning

By Audra Walter | May 18, 2018

  Since 2006, Ocean County College has been designing lab-based biology, chemistry, and physics distance learning courses to include the full complement of offerings in its college catalog, thus making it possible to earn an associate in science degree entirely online. “Aside from a pedagogically rigorous course construction, the key to the success of our … Continue reading “Edcor: Hands-On Labs Upgrade Online Learning”

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Edcor: V-Scopes Bring Science to Life and Help Students Save Money

By Audra Walter | Jan 14, 2018

V-Scopes are designed to replicate the experience of using an actual microscope through virtual controls that allow students to focus, manipulate slides, and change magnification in real time, according to Marc LaBella, Associate Professor of Biology/e-Learning Lecturer at Ocean County College. Additionally, any difficulties that students might encounter, such as regulating light or centering a … Continue reading “Edcor: V-Scopes Bring Science to Life and Help Students Save Money”

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Do You Have the HOLcloud?

By Audra Walter | Oct 22, 2017

Reduce the time you spend managing your classes with Hands-On Lab’s cloud-based platform, HOLcloud — the first educational tool ever developed to empower instructors. Here are a few of the many features you will find in HOLcloud: Auto-grading Built-in analytics Fully configurable Immediate feedback Just-in-Time teaching Live data tables Experiment videos Latest pedagogies ADA and WCAG 2.0 compliance … Continue reading “Do You Have the HOLcloud?”

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Today’s Distance Learning Student Needs & Preferences

By Audra Walter | Oct 20, 2017

Online education is one of the largest and fastest growing segments of higher education. Five million online learners are projected to be working towards a degree in the U.S. by 2020. With such a large segment of the student population endeavoring to take some if not all their courses online, it has become vital that … Continue reading “Today’s Distance Learning Student Needs & Preferences”

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HOL Receives the McKinney Award for Outstanding Volunteer Group – Presented By The Tennyson Center For Children.

By Audra Walter | May 4, 2017

At Hands-On Labs, our community is at the center of everything that we do. Throughout the year we partner with different local institutions to engage and give back. One organization that we have become very fond of is the Tennyson Center for Children. The Tennyson Center for Children is an organization that empowers children who … Continue reading “HOL Receives the McKinney Award for Outstanding Volunteer Group – Presented By The Tennyson Center For Children.”

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[Upcoming Presentation] Teaching Pre-Nursing Science Courses with Laboratory Delivered Totally Online

By Audra Walter | Nov 15, 2016

Presentation at OLC Accelerate / Shutterstock Dr. James Brown, the Godfather of Online Science, will be presenting at OLC Accelerate this Friday, November 18, 2016, in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Brown’s presentation is entitled: “Teaching Pre-Nursing Science Courses with Laboratory Delivered Totally Online.” The presentation will focus on innovative and emerging methods for placing pre-nursing science … Continue reading “[Upcoming Presentation] Teaching Pre-Nursing Science Courses with Laboratory Delivered Totally Online”

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Hands-On Learning Unveils Revolutionary Educational Software

By Audra Walter | Nov 8, 2016

Introducing HOLcloud, the first web-enabled educational platform designed to reduce instructors’ workload while increasing the effectiveness of instruction. HOLcloud offers interactive educational content, full web ADA compliance, and seamless collaboration between a school’s Learning Management System (LMS), students, professors, and course content. DENVER, COLORADO (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 08, 2016 HOLcloud is the only interactive digital courseware that is … Continue reading “Hands-On Learning Unveils Revolutionary Educational Software”

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Are You Ready? Here are Top 10 Skills for The Future

By Audra Walter | Jun 23, 2016

Brief: As technology evolves, our ability to adapt to technology changes in the workplace has to increase at the same rate. In this article, you will be able to find skills that you will need in the work force in the future. The article was written in May 2014 so many of the things spoken … Continue reading “Are You Ready? Here are Top 10 Skills for The Future”

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Hands-On Labs Makes Top List of Colorado Woman Owned Companies

By Audra Walter | May 18, 2016

DENVER, CO. – May 18, 2016 – Hands-On Labs, the leader in science distance learning, is among Colorado’s best companies according to the 2016 Top list of Colorado’s Woman Owned Companies by ColoradoBiz magazine. The magazine annually recognizes the top businesses across the state. “What we at Hands-On Labs do is vitally important to science education, non-traditional … Continue reading “Hands-On Labs Makes Top List of Colorado Woman Owned Companies”

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