Our First Pathway Pilot

Our First Pathway Pilot

In June, we gathered essential insights from teachers and students on our first in-class pilot: the Amgen Biotech Experience Laboratory Pathway 1: Micropipetting and Gel Electrophoresis.

Designing the Virtual Laboratory

Designing the Virtual Laboratory

A key priority for LabXchange is to provide learners with greater access to science. Part of this undertaking means granting students access to laboratories with the necessary equipment. Hence, the idea for a virtual laboratory was born – a real lab experience with real lab techniques, at no cost

Building a Global Learning Community

Building a Global Learning Community

Here at LabXchange, we’re often asked what exactly it is that we do. Our answer–that we are working to build an open online platform for science education, and to foster a new generation of scientists worldwide–only prompts more questions.

The Art of Failure

The Art of Failure

On a fine (rainy) Tuesday in September, LabXchange’s office was dark, silent, and empty. LabXchange members could be found, instead, crawling like rats, hanging off bars, and hiding from zombie babies, (Just the usual, right?)

The Building Blocks of LabXchange

The Building Blocks of LabXchange

We are building LabXchange on top of Open edX, which is one of the world’s leading massive open online course (MOOC) platforms and the same software used by over 14 million learners on edX.org.