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Interactive Lecture Demonstrations, Active Learning in Introductory Physics : Active Learning in Introductory Physics - David R. Sokoloff

Interactive Lecture Demonstrations, Active Learning in Introductory Physics

Active Learning in Introductory Physics

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<i>Interactive Lecture Demonstrations</i> (ILDs) are designed to enhance conceptual learning in large (and small) physics lectures through active engagement of students in the learning process. Real physics demonstrations are shown to students, who then make predictions about the outcomes on a prediction sheet, and collaborate with fellow students by discussing their predictions in small groups. Students then observe the results of the live demonstration (often displayed as real-time graphs using computer data acquisition tools), compare these results with their predictions, and attempt to explain the observed phenomena. ILDs have been demonstrated through physics education research to enhance student learning of physics concepts. <p> &#160;ILDs can be used within the traditional structure of an introductory physics course. All of the printed materials needed to implement them are included in this book. <p> Intended Courses:<br> &#183; Department: Physics&#160;<br> &#183; Course Name:&#160; Algebra Based or Calculus Based Introductory Physics<br> &#183; Course Level:&#160; Freshman/Sophomore<br> <p> <br> &#160;

Section I: Introduction to Interactive Lecture Demonstrations
The Eight Step Interactive Lecture Demonstration Procedure

Section II: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations in Mechanics
KIN1 Kinematics 1--Human Motion
KIN2 Kinematics 2--Motion of Carts
N1&2 Newton's 1st & 2nd Laws
N3 Newton's 3rd Law
VECT Vectors
PROJ Projectile Motion
ENER Energy of a Cart on a Ramp
MOM Momentum
ROTM Rotational Motion
STAT Statics
FLUS Fluid Statics

Section III: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations in Oscillations and Waves
SHM Simple Harmonic Motion
SND Sound

Section IV: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations in Heat and Thermodynamics
INHT Introduction to Heat and Temperature
SPHT Specific Heat
HTPC Heat and Phase Changes
HENG Heat Engine

Section V: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations in Electricity and Magnetism
EFFP Electrostatic Field, Force and Potential
INDC Introduction to DC Circuits
SPC Series and Parallel Circuits
RCC RC Circuits
MAG Magnetism
EMIN Electromagnetic Induction
ACC AC Circuits

Section VI: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations in Light and Optics
RRLT Reflection and Refraction of Light
IMFL Image Formation with Lenses
MIRR Mirrors
POL Polarized Light

Appendix A: Interactive Lecture Demonstration Experiment Configuration Files

ISBN: 9780471487746
ISBN-10: 0471487740
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 17th March 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.79 x 21.13  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1