Salt Lake City, Utah
June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018
July 27, 2018
One of the distinct advantages of interactive digital media versus print media is the ability of the learner to manipulate the digital examples to test their conceptual understanding. A non-moving example diagram demonstrates one version of a case study, which is useful in the initial stages of learning. However, allowing a learner to manipulate and ‘play’ with a diagram feeds into a learner’s curiosity and lets them test the boundaries of their conceptual understanding. This paper will discuss virtual interactives developed in the Geogebra platform as learning tools for Engineering Mechanics: Statics at Colorado State University. Topics will include: the learning curve and use of Geogebra, how assignments built around interactives encourage student use, and future plans for the use of Geogebra in Statics and Dynamics.
Baker, D. W. (2018, June), The Use of GeoGebra Virtual Interactives in Statics to Increase Conceptual Understanding Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/31130
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