Overview

Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit

Overview

Conceptual exercises in which students make comparative judgments to identify the order of various situations based on a physical outcome or result.

Type of Method Curriculum supplement
Level Designed for: Intro College Conceptual
Setting Designed for: Lecture - Large (30+ students)References coming soon, Lecture - Small (<30 students)References coming soon
Can be adapted for: Recitation/Discussion Session, Homework, Studio
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Topics Astronomy
Instructor Effort Low
Skills Designed for: Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon
Research Validation Based on research into: how students learnReferences coming soon, student ideas about specific topicsReferences coming soon
Demonstrated to improve: scores on multiple choice conceptual testsReferences coming soon, scores on written conceptual testsReferences coming soon, attitudes about physicsReferences coming soon
Studied using: conceptual pre/post examsReferences coming soon, analysis of written workReferences coming soon, research conducted at multiple institutionsReferences coming soon
Compatible Methods Peer Instruction, PhET, JiTT, CGPS, Physlets, Context-Rich Problems, SCALE-UP, OSP, LA Program, CAE TPS, Lecture-Tutorials, CPU, TEFA, Tutorials, Clickers
Similar Methods Ranking Tasks, TIPERs, Lecture-Tutorials
Developer(s) David Hudgins, Kevin Lee, and Edward Prather
Website http://astro.unl.edu/interactives/