Instructional Technology

The College of Natural Sciences is at the forefront of harnessing technology to significantly alter the way in which science and math are taught. To learn more about these advances in computer-aided pedagogy, follow the links below.

Online Web-based Learning (OWL), the result of more than ten years of development, is a comprehensive, web-based homework system that currently serves more than 20 departments at UMass Amherst. OWL chemistry and computer science homework modules have been published nationally.

Scientific Reasoning Research Institute (SRRI)
Conducts and applies research on reasoning and cognitive processes to improve science and mathematics education.