Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit
Printable Overview (Beta)
Guided-inquiry worksheets for use in small groups, typically in a recitation section. Instructors engage students in Socratic dialogue.
|Type of Method||Curriculum supplement, Tutorials|
Intro College Calculus-based, Intro College Algebra-based, Intro College Conceptual, Intermediate, Upper-level, Any
Can be adapted for: High School
Can be adapted for: Lecture - Small (<30 students), Studio
|Coverage||Many topics with less depth|
|Topics||Mechanics, Electricity / Magnetism, Waves / Optics, Thermal / Statistical, Modern / Quantum, Astronomy, Other Science|
|Resource Needs||TAs / LAs, Tables for group work|
Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Lab skills, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Designing experiments, Metacognition
Based on research into:
how students learn,
student ideas about specific topics
Demonstrated to improve: scores on multiple choice conceptual tests, scores on written conceptual tests
Studied using: conceptual pre/post exams, student interviews, classroom observations, video of students, research conducted at multiple institutions, research conducted by someone other than developers
|Compatible Methods||Peer Instruction, PhET, UW Tutorials, JiTT, Ranking Tasks, ILDs, CGPS, Physlets, Context-Rich Problems, RealTime Physics, TIPERs, ABP Tutorials, SCALE-UP, OSP, SDI Labs, OST Tutorials, Thinking Problems, Workbook for Introductory Physics, LA Program, CAE TPS, Lecture-Tutorials, Astro Ranking Tasks, MBL, New Model Course, CPU, SCL, TEFA, CU Modern, CU E&M, CU QM, QuILTs, IQP, Thermal Tutorials, Mechanics Tutorials, Paradigms, Tools for Scientific Thinking, Clickers|
|Similar Methods||UW Tutorials, ABP Tutorials, OST Tutorials, Lecture-Tutorials, QuILTs, Thermal Tutorials, Mechanics Tutorials|
To find out more about specific sets of tutorials, follow the links under Similar Methods above.
For more information about tutorials in general, see the University of Maryland page on facilitating tutorials.