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Efficacy of “A-La-Carte” Research-Based Curricular Elements
written by Kevin C. Goering and Elizabeth Gire
Many studies have shown the benefits of student-centered, interactive curricula when compared to traditional lecture approaches. However, wholesale adoption of research-based pedagogies may not accommodate differences in instructional resources across institutions. We aim to understand how interactions between several research-validated may affect learning. We have implemented a first-semester, calculus-based physics course that combines elements from several such curricula. Students' conceptual understandings were measured using the Force Concept Inventory (FCI) and showed significant gains for the modified course as compared to the traditional lecture course. We see that adopting elements of several different curricula may retain a positive impact on student learning.
Physics Education Research Conference 2014
Part of the PER Conference series
Minneapolis, MN: July 30-31, 2014
Pages 99-102
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- Active Learning
- Learning Environment
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
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10.1119/perc.2014.pr.021
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Keywords:
Interactive pedagogies, PERC 2014, conceptual understanding, course redesign, introductory mechanics
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K. Goering and E. Gire, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2014, Minneapolis, MN, 2014, WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13458&DocID=4057).
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K. Goering and E. Gire, Efficacy of “A-La-Carte” Research-Based Curricular Elements, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2014, Minneapolis, MN, 2014, <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13458&DocID=4057>.
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Goering, K., & Gire, E. (2014, July 30-31). Efficacy of “A-La-Carte” Research-Based Curricular Elements. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2014, Minneapolis, MN. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13458&DocID=4057
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Goering, Kevin C., and Elizabeth Gire. "Efficacy of “A-La-Carte” Research-Based Curricular Elements." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2014, Minneapolis, MN, July 30-31, 2014. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13458&DocID=4057 (accessed 26 October 2021).
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Goering, Kevin C., and Elizabeth Gire. "Efficacy of “A-La-Carte” Research-Based Curricular Elements." Physics Education Research Conference 2014. Minneapolis, MN: 2014. 99-102 of PER Conference. 26 Oct. 2021 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13458&DocID=4057>.
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