Overview

Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit

Overview

Short activities that help students apply concepts and address known difficulties; designed so that they cannot be solved using plug and chug.

Type of Method Curriculum supplement
Level Designed for: Intro College Calculus-based, Intro College Algebra-based
Can be adapted for: Teacher Preparation, Teacher Professional Development, High School, Intro College Conceptual
Setting Designed for: Lecture - Large (30+ students), Lecture - Small (<30 students)
Can be adapted for: Recitation/Discussion Session, Homework, Studio
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Topics Electricity / Magnetism
Instructor Effort Low
Resource Needs Cost for students
Skills Designed for: Conceptual understanding of physics content
Research Validation Based on research into: how students learnReferences coming soon, student ideas about specific topicsReferences coming soon
Compatible Methods Peer Instruction, PhET, UW Tutorials, JiTT, Ranking Tasks, ILDs, CGPS, Physlets, Context-Rich Problems, RealTime Physics, ABP Tutorials, SCALE-UP, OSP, SDI Labs, OST Tutorials, Thinking Problems, Workbook for Introductory Physics, LA Program, CAE TPS, MBL, CPU, SCL, TEFA, Tools for Scientific Thinking, M&I, Tutorials, Clickers, Responsive Teaching
Similar Methods Ranking Tasks, Thinking Problems, Astro Ranking Tasks
Developer(s) Curtis Hieggelke, David Maloney, Stephen Kanim, Thomas O'Kuma
Website http://tycphysics.org/tipers.htm