Blog

Van-Griner Learning Partnership with Merlot Offers More for Lab Instructors…

Van-Griner Learning Partnership with Merlot Offers More for Lab Instructors… Van-Griner Learning and Merlot are partnering up to deliver discipline-specific STEM material on an interactive digital platform called LabRight that drastically simplifies the busy lives of instructors and the delivery process for students. Merlot is a curated online learning provider for higher education made up…

Read article

4 Ways to Construct a Digital Chemistry Pre-lab That Reaps Rewards…

4 Ways to Construct a Digital Chemistry Pre-lab That Reaps Rewards… Whatever a lab coordinator’s paradise is it surely looked nothing like last year. Forced digital delivery obliterated many of the honed lab processes required to run an efficient lab. TA training, stockroom supplies, scheduling all had to be re-done in a week’s notice. Now…

Read article

The 5 Key Pieces of a Successful Courseware Platform…

The 5 Key Pieces of a Successful Courseware Platform… For decades, the components of a general education course were melded together by the manual efforts of an instructor and codified in their syllabus. For the most part, the knitting wasn’t too onerous. The instructional materials were usually centered around a textbook and any other elements…

Read article

Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid Labs – Which One’s Best?

Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid Labs – Which One’s Best? Remember all the way back to March 2020? When this new phenomenon called COVID-19 caused many schools to extend their spring breaks so departments could figure out how to navigate it? The decision to go remote and the mad dash to configure courses to online instruction?…

Read article

Why Moving Pre- and Post-Labs Online Can Enhance the In-Lab Experience…

Why Moving Pre- and Post-Labs Online Can Enhance the In-Lab Experience… What our work with instructors has shown us is that the advantages of moving pre- and post- labs online can be powerful. Problems With Traditional Labs The traditional approach for the pre-lab combines readings followed by problems. There are a couple of realities that…

Read article

Alan Hart, Associate Professor at Guilford Technical Community College, Gives Van-Griner a 5 Star Review For Their New Geology Lab Manual…

Alan Hart, Associate Professor at Guilford Technical Community College, Gives Van-Griner a 5 Star Review For Their New Geology Lab Manual… Alan Hart, Associate Professor at Guilford Technical Community College, was using the school’s print shop to print the Geology 111 lab manual. Students could purchase it in the school bookstore bound by slip ties and…

Read article

Receive Our E-Newsletter