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written by Rachel E. Scherr, Andrew Elby, and Renee Goertzen
This web site provides a set of guided inquiry tutorials for thirteen topics regularly covered in introductory physics. These resources are designed for use in small group discussions and explorations. The tutorial worksheets are provided in a format that will allow instructors to modify them as needed to suit their course. The authors also provide supporting materials to help teachers make effective modifications and to help train teaching assistants in their use. These supporting materials include comments from the developers and experienced instructors, annotated video of students engaging in the tutorials, instructor's guides, and related homework, pretests, and exam questions.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- General
General Physics
- Collections
= Introductory E & M
= Introductory Mechanics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Research study
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Free access
Instructors can customize to the needs of their students and curricula.
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© 2004 University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group
Keywords:
TA training, Tutorials for high school science teachers, Tutorials for high school science teachers, Tutorials for preservice high school science teachers, Tutorials for preservice high school science teachers, guided inquiry, tutorial
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created May 10, 2012 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated:
June 18, 2013 by Bruce Mason
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December 5, 2011
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AIP Format
R. Scherr, A. Elby, and R. Goertzen, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/tcp/tadevelopment.asp).
AJP/PRST-PER
R. Scherr, A. Elby, and R. Goertzen, Open Source Tutorials in Physics with Teaching Assistant Development, (2004), <http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/tcp/tadevelopment.asp>.
APA Format
Scherr, R., Elby, A., & Goertzen, R. (2011, December 5). Open Source Tutorials in Physics with Teaching Assistant Development. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/tcp/tadevelopment.asp
Chicago Format
Scherr, R, A. Elby, and R. Goertzen. Open Source Tutorials in Physics with Teaching Assistant Development. December 5, 2011. http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/tcp/tadevelopment.asp (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Scherr, Rachel, Andrew Elby, and Renee Goertzen. Open Source Tutorials in Physics with Teaching Assistant Development. 2004. 5 Dec. 2011. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/tcp/tadevelopment.asp>.
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