Picture of two students looking at a computer screen. Picture of a professor with a computer teaching a small group of students. Picture of a student working at a laptop.

BioAlive

Introduction

BioAlive is a video and audio sharing site with a focus on the life sciences. BioAlive provides lectures, seminars, surgeries, tutorials, quizzes, labs, and interactive games in audio and/or video format. The video and audio files can be saved to insert into a presentation, or hyperlinks can be inserted into a course web site to link directly to a video.

The benefits of multimedia instructional materials for students with diverse abilities and needs are significant. Video and audio supplements are options to delivering course content in a multi-modal format.

 

Please click below for an audio of the introduction to BioAlive.

 

Instructions on How to Use BioAlive

Please click here PDF download to download a pdf version of the instructional guide to BioAlive.

 

Technical Requirements and Where to Access BioAlive

No specific hardware or software is required to use BioAlive.
BioAlive will work with any operating system and Internet browser.

 

Go to www.bio-alive.com to access BioAlive.

 

Picture of the BioAlive name and logo.

Reviews

Every e-Tool in the e-Toolbox was reviewed by either a UDI Online Project research and design team member, or one or several faculty at five partner institutions who incorporated a specific e-Tool into an online or blended course they taught. Faculty from these partner institutions also requested that students review the e-Tool included in a course or products created through the use of the e-Tool (e.g., documents, videos, audio clips, or other items). Likert scale surveys with open-ended questions were used by respondents.  Feedback from the reviewing UDI Online team member or faculty who used a tool is presented in addition to student ratings when available. 

 

e-Tool Review Results

Faculty e-Tool Review Results
Number of faculty reviewers: 1

A member of the project research and design team has reviewed this e-tool. BioAlive contains a wealth of resources for teaching courses in any of the biological sciences. These resources can be used as instructional tools or could be used as supplemental resources.