Using the Learning Center as Your
e-Textbook with Preservice Teachers
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This web seminar took place on June 27, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenter was Flavio Mendez, Senior Director of the NSTA Learning Center. A panel of university professors included Susan M. Blunck, from University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Michael R.L. Odell, of University of Texas-Tyler, and Kate Baird of Indiana University Purdue University Columbus.

The PowerPoint, related resources from the NSTA Learning Center, and web links from the presentation are now contained in the above resource collection. Clicking on the collection link will place it in your Learning Center, My Library, neatly organized under the My Resource Collections tab.

Mr. Mendez began the presentation by giving an overview of the NSTA Learning Center and sharing examples of the Learning Center’s resources, including interactive content modules called Science Objects. He then described how the Learning Center can be used as an e-Textbook at the college and university level. He shared examples of successful application in preservice teacher classrooms then invited the panelists to share their own experiences using the Learning Center with their students. The panelists also answered questions from the audience.

Seminar participants received an NSTA SciPack. A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificates area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

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Underwritten by the GE Foundation