Posts tagged ‘Mike Smith’

Challenges of Merging Learning Techniques in K-State General Entomology Distance Education

Mike Smith Entomology

The distance education course ENTOM 312 General Entomology began successfully in Fall 2011, utilizing traditional PowerPoint and Quicktime movie formats to deliver 16 learning modules. A laboratory course is nearing completion that involves over 500 high-quality multi-angle images and Quicktime movies of major insect orders and species. Present efforts are focused on developing a workable method for students to learn insect taxonomy. The course will be the first such attempt to offer a General Entomology laboratory where students will make insect physical and virtual insect collections.

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