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Interactive video tutorials for enhancing problem-solving, reasoning, and meta-cognitive skills of introductory physics students
written by Chandralekha Singh
We   discuss the development of interactive video tutorial-based problems to help   introductory physics students learn effective problem solving heuristics. The video   tutorials present problem solving strategies using concrete examples in an   interactive environment. They force students to follow a systematic approach   to problem solving and students are required to solve sub-problems   (research-guided multiple choice questions) to show their level of understanding   at every stage of problem solving. The tutorials are designed   to provide scaffolding support at every stage of problem solving   as needed and help students view the problem solving process   as an opportunity for knowledge and skill acquisition rather than   a "plug and chug" chore. A focus on helping students   learn first to analyze a problem qualitatively, and then to   plan a solution in terms of the relevant physics principles,   can be useful for developing their reasoning skills. The reflection   stage of problem solving can help students develop meta-cognitive skills   because they must focus on what they have learned by   solving the problem and how it helps them extend and   organize their knowledge. Preliminary evaluations show that a majority of   students who are unable to solve the tutorial problems without   help can solve similar problems after working through the video   tutorial. Further evaluation to assess the development of useful skills   is underway.
Physics Education Research Conference 2003
Part of the PER Conference series
Madison, WI: August 6-7, 2003
Volume 720, Pages 177-180
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
- Instructional Material Design
- Pedagogy
= Heuristics
- Technology
= Computers
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Research study
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DOI:
10.1063/1.1807283
PACSs:
01.50.Fr
01.40.Fk
Keywords:
PERC 2003, audio-visual systems, educational courses, meta-cognitive skills, problem solving, problem solving, reasoning, video tutorials
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Metadata instance created July 14, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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July 7, 2013 by Lyle Barbato
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C. Singh, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, 2003, WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2897&DocID=3404).
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C. Singh, Interactive video tutorials for enhancing problem-solving, reasoning, and meta-cognitive skills of introductory physics students, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, 2003, <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2897&DocID=3404>.
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Singh, C. (2003, August 6-7). Interactive video tutorials for enhancing problem-solving, reasoning, and meta-cognitive skills of introductory physics students. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI. Retrieved December 14, 2017, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2897&DocID=3404
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Singh, Chandralekha. "Interactive video tutorials for enhancing problem-solving, reasoning, and meta-cognitive skills of introductory physics students." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, August 6-7, 2003. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2897&DocID=3404 (accessed 14 December 2017).
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Singh, Chandralekha. "Interactive video tutorials for enhancing problem-solving, reasoning, and meta-cognitive skills of introductory physics students." Physics Education Research Conference 2003. Madison, WI: 2003. 177-180 Vol. 720 of PER Conference. 14 Dec. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2897&DocID=3404>.
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