Design and Development of an Interactive Web-Based Curriculum
for Science, Math, Engineering and Technology:
Texas Aerospace Scholars

Rita Karl
Universities Space Research Association
NASA Johnson Space Center
United States

Abstract: This paper provides an account of the instructional design and development process used to create the Texas Aerospace Scholars curriculum, an interactive multimedia web-based distance education course for the National Aeronautic and Space Administration's (NASA) Johnson Space Center. It is intended that this paper serve as an instructional design blueprint for other curriculum designers and educators to use, should they encounter a similar need for interactive web-based curriculum for students studying science, math, engineering or technology, which incorporates a variety of emerging technologies, Internet tools, and innovative instructional strategies.

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