The publication How to conduct inspiring webinars for STEM classes in secondary schools: Experiences from EDU-ARCTIC program on the Arctic and polar research, was presented during a session at the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2017) in Valencia (Spain).
The publication, written by the head of EDU-ARCTIC project, Agata Goździk, highlighted various aspects of conducting webinars. The author gave explanation, why the Arctic and polar research may be used as interesting and engaging topic for webinars for schools. Some advantages of this method were presented, but also potential barriers and problems, which may occur while proposing and conducting webinars, were discussed. The results of requirement analysis survey conducted among STEM teachers from secondary schools were presented. In the discussion various initiatives (EDUSCIENCE, ERIS, Scientix) were also indicated as a useful source of experience. The paper ends with a set of recommendations concerning preparatory of webinars, conducting a webinar and some technical aspects.
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