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Title: An Activity-based Curriculum for Large Introductory Physics Classes: The SCALE-UP Project DOC
Url: http://piggy.cis.rit.edu/franklin/perc2001/Saul.doc
Creator: Beichner, Robert J.
Saul, Jeffrey M.
Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology. Center for Imaging Science
Description: This article offers a description of the activities involved in the The Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Project and describes some of the successes the program has seen in classrooms over the last three years. SCALE-UP offers instructors of large introductory science classes an economical and effective alternative to the lecture/laboratory format. This program combines lecture and laboratory in an approach that uses technology and minimal lecturing to create a highly collaborative, technology-rich, hands-on, interactive learning environment. In addition to developing classroom designs and management techniques, the project involves the development, evaluation, and dissemination of curricular materials for introductory physics that support this type of learning.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Experimental methods
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Class size
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Educational psychology -- Learning
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Education and training of teachers and administrators
Education -- Theory and practice of education
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Philosophy -- Educational Philosophy
Key Concept: Physics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: doc
Audience: Administrators
College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Student Teachers
Teacher Educators
Teachers
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: cooperative learning
curriculum development
Education Practices
learning environment
pedagogy
PERC 2001
problem solving skills
research-based instruction
scale-up
Date Of Record Release: 2010-05-11 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-09-13 10:56:11 (W3C-DTF)
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