Overview

Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit

Overview

Guided-inquiry worksheets for upper-level quantum mechanics. Connect quantitative formalism to qualitative understanding and build physical intuition.

Type of Method Curriculum supplement, Tutorials
Level Designed for: Upper-levelReferences coming soon
Can be adapted for: GraduateReferences coming soon, Intermediate
Setting Designed for: Lecture - Small (<30 students)References coming soon, Recitation/Discussion Session
Can be adapted for: Lecture - Large (30+ students), Homework, Studio
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Topics Modern / Quantum
Instructor Effort Medium
Skills Designed for: Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Metacognition
Research Validation Based on research into: how students learnReferences coming soon, student ideas about specific topicsReferences coming soon
Demonstrated to improve: scores on multiple choice conceptual testsReferences coming soon, scores on written conceptual testsReferences coming soon
Studied using: conceptual pre/post examsReferences coming soon, student interviewsReferences coming soon, classroom observationsReferences coming soon, research conducted at multiple institutionsReferences coming soon
Compatible Methods Peer Instruction, PhET, JiTT, CGPS, Physlets, SCALE-UP, OSP, LA Program, CAE TPS, New Model Course, TEFA, CU Modern, CU QM, Paradigms, PI QM, Tutorials, Clickers
Similar Methods UW Tutorials, ABP Tutorials, OST Tutorials, Lecture-Tutorials, CU QM, Thermal Tutorials, Mechanics Tutorials, PI QM, Tutorials
Developer(s) Chandralekha Singh and PER team at the University of Pittsburgh
Website http://www.phyast.pitt.edu/~cls/quantum/