Session Number

E-1

Location

Room B149 - Pearson Lecture Hall

Start Date

2-3-2012 2:10 PM

End Date

2-3-2012 3:10 PM

Description

This presentation will cover how a typical introductory physics course has been transformed into one that is self-paced and proficiency graded. The changes were made so that each student would be challenged at his/her level and therefore be more engaged in the course. This structure allows the teacher to individualize instruction of the students. The presentation will also cover adjustments that were made to this model based on student feedback and experiences. The model used to make this course self-paced and proficiency graded should be transferable to other courses.

 
Mar 2nd, 2:10 PM Mar 2nd, 3:10 PM

Session E-1: Self-Paced Proficiency Based Physics – Updates and Extensions

Room B149 - Pearson Lecture Hall

This presentation will cover how a typical introductory physics course has been transformed into one that is self-paced and proficiency graded. The changes were made so that each student would be challenged at his/her level and therefore be more engaged in the course. This structure allows the teacher to individualize instruction of the students. The presentation will also cover adjustments that were made to this model based on student feedback and experiences. The model used to make this course self-paced and proficiency graded should be transferable to other courses.