This journal article reports on the design of the "Mechanics Baseline Test" (MBT), an instrument to assess student understanding about concepts in mechanics. It discusses how comparisons of test results with extensive baseline data can be used to evaluate instruction at all levels. A copy of the instrument is included.
The MBT evaluation instrument was developed by members of the Modeling Instruction Program at Arizona State University. SEE RELATED MATERIALS on this page for a link to the Modeling Instruction home website.
%0 Journal Article %A Hestenes, David %A Wells, Malcolm %D March 1, 1992 %T A mechanics baseline test %J Phys. Teach. %V 30 %N 3 %P 159-166 %8 March 1, 1992 %U http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2343498
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