Classroom teacher working on her laptop.  NSTA Online Short Courses are interactive professional development opportunities for educators. Participants experience the live web sessions and course materials using a computer with Internet access.

Presented by science and pedagogical experts, NSTA Online Short Courses have provided teachers with interactive professional learning experiences combining synchronous web-based sessions and asynchronous discussions in our community forums.

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As participant scores on pre- and post-tests show, NSTA Online Short Courses have effectively engaged teachers and increased their content knowledge.

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I liked the convenience of attending class from my living room and interacting as I needed. Most of the information helped me personally, and the last session was directly pertinent to my students’ curriculum.

Janet Reichmuth
High school teacher

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Overall, scores on posttest (M=71.69, SD=15.88) were significantly higher than scores on the pretest (M=51.28, SD=17.63), increasing by slightly more than 20 percentage points. Edvantia - 2011

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