Science Net: A Virtual School for the Extension Education of the Public Singapore

Science Net: A Virtual School for the Extension Education of the Public Singapore

Leo Tan Wee Hin (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and R. Subramaniam (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Copyright: © 2004 |Pages: 18
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-154-4.ch011
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Abstract

A university-science center partnership called Science Net has been functioning as a virtual school for the extension (science) education of the global public in general and the Singapore public in particular. This chapter describes the design, implementation mechanics and learning potential of this online school for non-formal science education, and suggests that it is an innovative experiment to expand the communicative space of learning in society.

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