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S. Africa - University of Cape Town

Contact Information

Saalih Allie

E-mail: saalih@science.uct.ac.za

Andy Buffler

E-mail: abuffler@science.uct.ac.za

Physics Education Research work at University of Cape Town includes:

The design, implementation and evaluation of a tools and skills course providing students with the necessary mathematical, practical and communication skills for first year physics.

First year physics students' ideas about measurement in the context of laboratory work.

The effects on student learning of active learning and cooperative learning techniques, especially in the area of problem-solving in physics.

The development and evaluation of problem-based activities for the physics laboratory and the design of worksheet-based assessment materials for writing-intensive physics laboratory reports.

High school physics enrichment.