Implementing an online student laboratory data repository in a first year undergraduate health science course

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Engstrom, Craig, Bulmer, Michael, Newcombe, Peter and Hoffman, Ben. 2017. "Implementing an online student laboratory data repository in a first year undergraduate health science course." International Journal of Information and Education Technology. 7 (2), pp. 100-105. https://doi.org/10.18178/ijiet.2017.7.2.849
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Implementing an online student laboratory data repository in a first year undergraduate health science course

ERA Journal ID200756
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsEngstrom, Craig (Author), Bulmer, Michael (Author), Newcombe, Peter (Author) and Hoffman, Ben (Author)
Journal TitleInternational Journal of Information and Education Technology
Journal Citation7 (2), pp. 100-105
Number of Pages6
Year2017
Place of PublicationSingapore
ISSN2010-3689
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.18178/ijiet.2017.7.2.849
Web Address (URL)http://www.ijiet.org/list-84-1.html
Abstract

In many large first year undergraduate courses in the health sciences, students participate in practical sessions (pracs) in which they are taught about and provided with opportunities to practice basic skills and techniques for measuring biophysical and psychological variables. We have successfully developed and implemented an Online Student Laboratory Data Repository in an introductory health science course which provides rich opportunities for using a large, student centric dataset in lecture components of the course to explore and evaluate underlying principles, models and theories within the discipline or profession. In future work we will examine its effectiveness in improving collaboration between undergraduate students from different health science programs.

Keywordspractical class data; student-centric; online data collation
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020399999. Other education not elsewhere classified
400699. Communications engineering not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Queensland
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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