Learning Science: Virtual Labs Bring Real Results To UWC Students
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the cancellation of hands-on laboratory practicals across the globe. But Learning Science UK online pre-labs have enabled University of the Western Cape students to continue their laboratory learning - virtually.
Innovations in Pharmacy Education during the Pandemic: Using Learning Science to support laboratory-based practical skills
South Africa’s higher education sector rapidly switched from campus-based teaching to online asynchronous teaching in April 2020. This sudden change imposed on universities saw pharmacy academics rushing to master new skills, re-invent laboratory-based practicals and assignments, develop online asynchronous teaching resources and explore various digital techniques that could be utilised during South Africa’s lockdown period, which extended over far more months than the initial few weeks that were implemented.