Department of Physics Develops New Remote Laboratory Experiences

The Department of Physics was featured in The Daily for its work to creatively transform its in-person laboratory experiences to remote operations — with compelling results. See full article here.

EXCERPT:  The Case Western Reserve University community is known for innovative research that leads to transformative solutions with positive impacts on a wide range of fields. Now, these pioneering techniques and methods are leading the way during the COVID-19 pandemic.

After having to shift the delivery of their curriculum in the spring semester to ensure students’ safety, faculty members faced another challenge as remote or hybrid learning became an inevitability for the fall semester.

The Department of Physics was among the many academic units faced with a unique challenge: lab-based curriculum. Faculty members of the department took the summer to brainstorm and collaborate on ideas for how to shift their in-person laboratory experiences online without diminishing essential components of the learning process. (more)