New Orleans, Louisiana
June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016
August 28, 2016
Engineering Physics & Physics
Learning is a process. The assessment of this learning is a powerful diagnosis that allows the teacher to redirect efforts to assist the learning process weaknesses presented by the students. This paper discusses 10 ways to improve learning of Physics in an Engineering Course by adopting direct and indirect learning support actions. Each action is analysed making connection to its own theoretical reference, steps how to implement, challenges and needs, students’ and teachers’ point of view. The actions discussed were applied in Physics I course for freshman students in our Engineering School (a universe of 1000 students - 700 Day / Night 300). The Learning Support Actions are initially divided in indirect learning actions (were students have activities to improve learning without any evaluation grade) like: 1.student support; 2.Technical Staff; 3.Video classes and 4. Teaching service and direct learning actions (were students have activities to improve learning with evaluation grade) like: 5. Online exercises; 6. Pre-Exam; 7. Lab reports; 8. Active Learning Projects; 9. Lab seminars and 10. Preparatory Discussion Lab Questions.
Cutri, R., & Martin, P. A., & Stem, N., & Souza, K. P. V. (2016, June), Ten Ways to Improve Learning Physics as Part of an Engineering Course Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26075
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