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Collaborative Lab Experiment

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Professor Cynthia Trevisan, from California Maritime Academy, designed this activity for online lab students to team up with two peers to collaborate in the performance of an experiment and a lab report write up. It requires the use of simple equipment from a student lab kit, a worksheet created by the instructor, and instructor-created templates in Google Docs, Jamboard and Google Sheets.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 4: Student Interaction and Community
    • Objective: 4.4 Learning activities facilitate and support active learning that encourages frequent and ongoing peer–to–peer engagement.
    • Objective: 4.5 The modes and outcomes for student interaction are clearly communicated.
  • QLT Section 6: Technology for Teaching and Learning
    • Objective: 6.3 The instructor provides clear information regarding access to the technology and related resources required in the course.


Additional Information

  • Material Type: Assignment
  • Author: Cynthia Trevisan, Professor
  • Institution: California Maritime Academy
  • Date Created: 2021-02-19
  • Course Format:   Online

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 5: Learning Activities and Learner Interaction
  • Standard: 5.2 Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction that support active learning.
  • Standard: 5.4 The requirements for learner interaction are clearly stated.
  • QM General Standard 6: Course Technology
  • Standard: 6.2 Course tools promote learner engagement and active learning.