A grand experiment in e-education: Offering adult students an online apprenticeship in weather forecasting

Lee M. Grenci, David M. Babb, Steven A. Seman

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Abstract

A grand experiment offering a single, online course that focused on the basic principles of weather forecasting has been presented. The course, "Meteo 101: Understanding Weather Forecasting", was initiated by The Pennsylvania State University for adults who seek educational outlet to nourish their passion for weather and forecasting. The certificate program consisted of four online courses: understanding weather forecasting; fundamentals of tropical forecasting; fundamentals of mesoscale weather forecasting; and advanced topics in weather forecasting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)969-974
Number of pages6
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Volume89
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2008

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In: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 89, No. 7, 01.07.2008, p. 969-974.

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