The Chancellor’s Office has signed a contract with Labster to provide access to its platform and entire library of science lab simulations to all CA community colleges through 12/31/2020. These simulations can help you offer biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering lab courses online.
Labster is now integrated into Delta’s Canvas platform.
Please see the below information for instructions on how to add Labster content into your Canvas course shells, resources, training, and for support. You may also download the Labster to Canvas Guide.
Setting up Labster and Viewing Training Webinars
The website below (and attached instructions) give faculty what they need to add Labster into their courses if they so choose:
Also, the Labster team is offering faculty training webinars via Zoom and will continue to do so for the next few weeks. Faculty can determine which one fits in their schedule by visiting the CVC-OEI Events Calendar.
2. Teaching with Labster
- To get started, we recommend watching this brief Labster simulation walkthrough.
- The Labster Student Guide video can be distributed to students to give them a brief walkthrough of the platform
- Our Complete Guide to Virtual Labs can be a helpful resource for you to return to
- Many more teaching tips and resources can be found on the Labster website
3. Best Practices for Using Labster
- Use Labster on laptop or desktop computers on the latest version of the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browser
- Clear cache/cookies prior to launching a simulation (how to clear your cache)
- Make sure that Labster is the only tab open and that you have a strong Wi-Fi connection
- Commonly Asked Student Questions
- Troubleshooting Labster
Contacting Labster Support
If you have any other questions or problems with Labster, please use this Labster Support Ticket Link to submit a support ticket. Their support team will reach out to you via email or phone.