Edward F. Redish
Department of Physics
University of Maryland

University of 

Teaching Physics With the Physics Suite

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1-- Motivation and Introduction

Chapter 2 -- Modeling the Student: An introduction to Cognitive Theory

Chapter 3 -- There's More to Content to a Physics Course: The hidden curriculum

Chapter 4 -- Extending our Assessments: Homework and Testing

Chapter 5 -- Evaluating our Instruction: Surveys and Diagnostic Tests

Chapter 6 -- Instructional Implications: Some Effective Teaching Methods

Chapter 7 -- Lecture-Based Methods

Chapter 8 -- Recitation and Laboratory-Based Methods

Chapter 9 -- Workshop and Studio Methods

Chapter 10 -- Using the Physics Suite


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Last updated 7/17/12

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