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Draw Your Physics Homework?

Art as a Path to Understanding and Assessment in Undergraduate Science Education

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In spite of government initiatives to attract a more diverse population of learners into science and technology, results of a number of studies in the United States (Hazari et al., 2010; Blickenstaff, 2005, e.g.) and Europe (Sjøberg & Schreiner, 2007, e.g.) suggest that the standard introductory physics curriculum – the gateway course for all science and technology majors – may be a deterrent for many students, particularly females. Thus, my initial motivation for incorporating arts-based teaching strategies in an introductory physics course was an attempt to redress the persistent gender bias in physics by attracting a broader population of learners in general, which would naturally include females.

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Veen, J.V.D. (2017). Draw Your Physics Homework?. In: Katz, P. (eds) Drawing for Science Education. SensePublishers, Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6300-875-4_2

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