Overview

Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit

Overview

A collection of multiple-choice and short answer questions for discussion and reflection in an upper-level undergraduate quantum mechanics course.

Type of Method Instructional strategy, Curriculum supplement
Level Designed for: Upper-levelReferences coming soon
Can be adapted for: GraduateReferences coming soon, Intermediate
Setting Designed for: Lecture - Small (<30 students)References coming soon, Lecture - Large (30+ students), Recitation/Discussion Session, Studio
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Topics Modern / Quantum
Instructor Effort Low
Resource Needs Projector
Skills Designed for: Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Metacognition
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
Studied using: conceptual pre/post examsReferences coming soon, student interviewsReferences coming soon, classroom observationsReferences coming soon, research conducted at multiple institutionsReferences coming soon
Compatible Methods Peer Instruction, PhET, JiTT, CGPS, Physlets, SCALE-UP, CAE TPS, New Model Course, TEFA, CU Modern, CU QM, QuILTs, Paradigms, Clickers
Similar Methods Peer Instruction, Workbook for Introductory Physics, CAE TPS, TEFA, CU QM, QuILTs, Clickers
Developer(s) Chandralekha Singh and PER team at the University of Pittsburgh
Website http://www.phyast.pitt.edu/~cls/peer/