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Meet the Women Scientists of Hands-On Labs

March is Women’s History Month, and this year’s theme is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Four out of the five scientists at Hands-On Labs (HOL) are women, so we thought this month was the perfect opportunity to celebrate women at HOL and introduce the hard-working scientists behind our content.

Teaching Science Totally Online: Hands-On Lab’s LabPaqs and SoftChalk’s Cloud – Perfect Together

By Dr. James W. Brown When I was the Dean of Science, Engineering, Health Science, and Human Performance at Ocean County College I learned about the wonders of using Hands-On Labs’ LabPaqs to allow us to teach laboratory-based science courses totally online using “wet labs” that could be shipped almost anywhere in the world. Additionally,SoftChalk […]

Tenured online science instructor shares his secrets of success

By Dr. James  Brown, Associate Professor of Science at Ocean County College Ocean County College (OCC) in Toms River, New Jersey has offered students online science courses since 2005. Jim Brown, Ph.D., teaches online human anatomy and physiology (A&P) and microbiology courses to OCC students. Why did he decide to move his courses online and has that […]