June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017
June 28, 2017
Engineering Physics & Physics
Expected learning outcomes were assessed in physics laboratory courses designed for engineering majors, technology majors, and health sciences majors at the Queensborough Community College. The physics department’s learning outcomes contribute to the college's general education outcomes and ABET course outcomes. Students were given two exams including a written test on basic math and a laboratory practical exam. The laboratory exam measured student ability to work with an air track and electric field equipment, both commonly used in undergraduate physics education. Results illustrate that there is a need to improve their basic math skills and ability to use laboratory equipment.
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