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written by Mario Belloni, Wolfgang Christian, and Bruce Mason
Quantum mechanics is both a topic of great importance to modern science, engineering, and technology, and a topic with many inherent barriers to learning and understanding. Computational resources are vital tools for developing deep conceptual understanding of quantum systems for students new to the subject. This article outlines two projects that are taking an open source/open access approach to create and share teaching and learning resources for quantum physics. The Open Source Physics project provides program libraries, programming tools, example simulations, and pedagogical resources for instructors wishing to give a rich experience to their students. These simulations and student activities are, in turn, being integrated into a world?wide collection of teaching and learning resources available through the Quantum Exchange, a part of the ComPADRE Portal to the National Science Digital Library. Both of these projects use technologies that encourage community development and collaboration. Using these tools, faculty can create learning experiences, share and discuss their content with others, and combine resources in new ways. Examples of the available content and tools are given, along with an introduction to accessing and using these resources.
Spring 2008 CONFCHEM
Online: 04/18 - 05/18, 2008
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Practices
- Technology
= Computers
Quantum Physics
- General
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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- Professional/Practitioners
- Educators
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© 2008 Mario Belloni, Wolfgang Christian, and Bruce Mason
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Chemistry Conference, OSP, Open Source Physics, computer models
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Metadata instance created April 28, 2008 by Bruce Mason
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January 14, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and B. Mason, presented at the Spring 2008 CONFCHEM, Online, 2008, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6954&DocID=320).
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and B. Mason, Open Source and Open Access Resources for Quantum Physics Education presented at the Spring 2008 CONFCHEM, Online, 2008, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6954&DocID=320>.
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Belloni, M., Christian, W., & Mason, B. (2008, 04/18 - 05/18). Open Source and Open Access Resources for Quantum Physics Education. Paper presented at Spring 2008 CONFCHEM, Online. Retrieved April 21, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6954&DocID=320
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Belloni, M, W. Christian, and B. Mason. "Open Source and Open Access Resources for Quantum Physics Education." Paper presented at the Spring 2008 CONFCHEM, Online, 04/18 - 05/18, 2008. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6954&DocID=320 (accessed 21 April 2014).
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Belloni, Mario, Wolfgang Christian, and Bruce Mason. "Open Source and Open Access Resources for Quantum Physics Education." Spring 2008 CONFCHEM. Online: 2008. 21 Apr. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6954&DocID=320>.
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