Hands-On Labs Makes Top List of Colorado Woman Owned Companies

DENVER, CO. – May 18, 2016 – Hands-On Labs, the leader in science distance learning, is among Colorado’s best companies according to the 2016 Top list of Colorado’s Woman Owned Companies by ColoradoBiz magazine. The magazine annually recognizes the top businesses across the state.

“What we at Hands-On Labs do is vitally important to science education, non-traditional students, plus society as a whole,” said Linda Jeschofnig, founder and chairman of Hands-On Labs. “Our LabPaq science kits make accredited science education possible anytime/anywhere. By allowing students to perform rigorous, college-level science experiments in non-traditional settings, these products provide opportunities students may otherwise not enjoy. They facilitate the science training necessary for the health care workers, educators, inventors, and environmental stewards who will improve our future.”

For over 20 years, Hands-On Labs has been producing high-quality physical lab kits that mirror the traditional campus science laboratory experience in a distance learning setting. With headquarters in Colorado, Hands-On Labs serves over one-third of all Universities in the U.S and has served students all over the world. Hands-On Labs has been recognized for providing instructors and students the most trusted materials, content and curriculum on the market with its interactive cloud-based platform. Hands-On Labs’s innovative fusion of cutting-edge technology and modern pedagogies maintain their best-in-class status during the rapid evolution of the educational market.

HOL exhibited and presented two workshops at the HAPS 29th Annual Conference in San Antonio

HAPS 2015 a Huge Success

HOL exhibited and presented two workshops at the HAPS 29th Annual Conference in San Antonio. 

Beyond the Hype: Three Types of “Must-Have” Data

New technologies are all the rage. Today’s tools claim to drive retention and student engagement. But are we getting the data we need? How can data truly ignite actions that improve educational effectiveness? This workshop will help educators work smarter, not harder by teaching them how to get the three types of data they need to track student knowledge gain, apply actionable analytics in the A&P classroom, and predict trends in a larger population of students. We’ll cover all the basics, from generating quantifiable learning objectives to analyzing student performance. Come ready to proof out your best teaching practices!

Avoiding CATastrophe: Distance Labs that Rock

Science in the distance classroom is often belittled, frowned upon, and outright argued against. “How could we ever create an online lab course better than the traditional classroom?!” Join this workshop for a lively discussion about ways that distance labs trump traditional labs. Leave prepared to convince your skeptical colleagues. The conversation will be modeled around cat dissections, and we’ll cover: (1) Learning Anytime, Anywhere, (2) The Un-Diluted Experience, (3) Lengthy Activities, (4) Having it All in One Place.

2015 Human Anatomy & Physiology Society Conference