General Science OpenCourseWare: University of Southern Queensland's Free Undergraduate General Science Course

Published Feb 06, 2009

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The University of Southern Queensland offers a free, OpenCourseWare version of 'General Science' online. The undergraduate level course provides the understanding of basic scientific concepts necessary for the successful pursuit of an education in science and nursing.

General Science: Course Specifics

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Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
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General Science: Course Description

Taught by Dr. Tas Bedford as part of the University of Southern Queensland's Tertiary Preparation Program, the 'General Science' course is designed to help prepare students interested in going into the fields of science or nursing. The 'General Science' OpenCourseWare addresses how to effectively communicate and demonstrate understanding in the various fields of science. Topics include the various branches of science, safety in science, the science of the human body and how to study science using measurements, experimentation and analysis. The distance-degree-based course uses readings, modules and experiments to strengthen students' foundational understanding of science.

The OpenCourseWare version of 'General Science' includes study modules, selected readings and lecture notes, assignments and a sample assessment or quiz. If you're interested in this course, please visit the study of science course page.

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