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American Journal of Physics
written by Fred Goldberg and Sharon Bendall
We briefly describe a new view of the science learner that has emerged from recent research and then discuss how we have built on this view to design a physics course for prospective elementary teachers. The main goals are to help students develop robust conceptual models in various physics domains and to help them become more aware of, and more responsible for, their own learning. The integrated set of course activities to help promote these goals includes the use of highly interactive multimedia computer programs and the writing and collaborative peer evaluations of comprehensive explanations of novel phenomena. Evidence is provided to suggest that the total course environment has helped accomplish our goals.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 63, Issue 11, Pages 978-991
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Education - Applied Research
- Teacher Preparation
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
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© 1995 American Journal of Physics
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DOI:
10.1119/1.18085
Keywords:
education, interactive multimedia, learning, physics, robust conceptual models
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November 1, 1995
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F. Goldberg and S. Bendall, Am. J. Phys. 63 (11), 978 (1995), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18085).
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F. Goldberg and S. Bendall, Making the invisible visible: A teaching/learning environment that builds on a new view of the physics learner, Am. J. Phys. 63 (11), 978 (1995), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18085>.
APA Format
Goldberg, F., & Bendall, S. (1995, November 1). Making the invisible visible: A teaching/learning environment that builds on a new view of the physics learner. Am. J. Phys., 63(11), 978-991. Retrieved July 23, 2019, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18085
Chicago Format
Goldberg, Fred, and Sharon Bendall. "Making the invisible visible: A teaching/learning environment that builds on a new view of the physics learner." Am. J. Phys. 63, no. 11, (November 1, 1995): 978-991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18085 (accessed 23 July 2019).
MLA Format
Goldberg, Fred, and Sharon Bendall. "Making the invisible visible: A teaching/learning environment that builds on a new view of the physics learner." Am. J. Phys. 63.11 (1995): 978-991. 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18085>.
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