Introduction to Soil Science: Online Class

This Microsoft Word Document includes the files used in the online class. It is in a weekly format, with the assignments, simulations, quizzes, and exam that were assigned for that week. Simulations were built in Articulate Storyline, all .story files are also included with the published output.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Syllabus, Quiz/Test
Lake Region State College
Funding Source:
Soil Science, Organic Matter, Soil Water, Soil Development, Tillage, Residue, Drainage, Soil Life

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Agvise Laboratories- Provided soil samples to be used by online students in soil texture lab.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting -- Crop Production (111)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (45-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 Weeks
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Rubric was adapted from Lake Region State College's Online Course Rubric. This rubric was sent to the course evaluator and used during her evaluation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Language - Passage Markup
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Non Flickering Content
  • STEM Content (e.g. Mathematics, Chemistry) Markup
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Markup
  • Interactive - Text prompts

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.