TechTrends

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 67–73 | Cite as

Designing for Enhanced Conceptual Understanding in an Online Physics Course

Article

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Dunlap, J. C., & Grabinger, R. S. (1996). Applying the rich environments for active learning (REAL) model to higher education classrooms. In B. Wilson (Ed.), Designing constructivist learning environments: Case studies in instructional design (pp. 65–82). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.Google Scholar
  2. Dunlap, J. C., & Grabinger, R. S. (2003). Preparing students for lifelong learning: A review of instructional methodologies. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 16(2), 6–25.Google Scholar
  3. Furtak , T. E., & Ohno, T. R. (2001). Installing studio physics. Physics Teacher, 39, 11–15.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Grabinger, R. S., & Dunlap, J. C. (1995). Rich environments for active learning: A definition. Association for Learning Technology Journal (ALT-J), 3(2), 5–34.Google Scholar
  5. Halloun, I. A., & Hestenes, D. (1987). Modeling instruction in mechanics. American Journal of Physics. 55(5), 455–462.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Heller, P., Keith, R., & Anderson, S. (1992). Teaching problem solving through cooperative grouping, 1. Group versus individual problem solving. American Journal of Physics. 60(7), 627–636.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Hestenes, D., & Wells, M. (1992). A mechanics baseline test. The Physics Teacher, 30, 159–166.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Kashy, E., Thoennessen, M., Tsai, Y., Davis, N. E., & Wolfe, S. L. (1998). Using networked tools to promote student success in large classes, Journal of Engineering Education 87(4), 385–391.Google Scholar
  9. Mazur, E.M.(1996). Peer tutoring: A user’s manual. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.Google Scholar
  10. McDermott, L.C. (1993). How we teach and how students learn—A mismatch? American Journal of Physics, 61(4), 295–298.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. McDermott, L.C. (2001). Physics education research: The key to student learning. American Journal of Physics, 69(11), 1127–1137.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Thornton, R., & Sokoloff, D. (1998). Assessing student learning of Newton’s Laws: The Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation and the evaluation of active learning laboratory and lecture curricula. American Journal of Physics, 66, 338–352.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.Google Scholar
  14. Wilson, J. M. (1994). The CUPLE physics studio. Physics Teacher, 32, 518–523.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2009

Personalised recommendations