ERIC Number: ED344769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Criteria, Methods and Implications. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Evaluation of Physics Education (Helsinki, Finland, June 25-29, 1990). Research Report 96.
Ahtee, Maija, Ed.; And Others
The main purpose of this symposium was to find new ideas and resources for the evaluation and improvement of physics education on all levels. The papers included in this document are entitled: (1) "Quality of Physics Teaching Through Building Models and Advancing Research Skills"; (2) "Evaluation of Physics Education in Terms of Its Long Term Effects"; (3) "The Physical-Mathematical Classes and Summer School on Physics at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology"; (4) "Evaluation and Qualification of Physics Education: Reform in Danish Secondary Schools"; (5) "Aims and Goals of Physics Teaching on Personal Level"; (6) Physics Teacher Evaluation by Students: A Report on 10 Years of Experience at the University of Innsbruck"; (7) "Problem Solving as a Probe for Examining the Epistemological Obstacles in the Understanding of Physics"; (8) "Coupling of Physical Situation to Graphical Representation"; (9) "Use of Stroboscopic and Videocamera in Studying Two-Dimensional Motion"; (10) "Electricity Concepts in Primary School"; (11) "On the Integrality of Orbital Angular Momentum Quantum Numbers"; (12) "On the Teaching of the Concept of Energy at the Upper Secondary School"; (13) "An Analysis of Exercises in Finnish Secondary School Physics Textbooks"; (14) "The Microcomputer in the Laboratory: Contributions to Conceptual Development"; (15) "New Computer Demonstrations in Physics Teaching"; (16) "Satellites in Education and Training in Europe and North America"; (17) "The Minerva Project and the Teaching of Physics"; (18) "Empirica--A Program for Data Acquisition and Analysis in Science Teaching and Its Pedagogical Applications"; (19) "Three Computer Programs for Junior High School"; (20) "The Application of Physics in Teaching Oral Radiology"; (21) Physics and Technology of a Solar Car"; (22) "An Integrative Course as a Possibility of Developing Physics Teaching"; (23) "Aspects on Interdisciplinary Physics Teaching"; (24) "Difficulties in Physics Teaching"; (25) "Modern Physics Pieces of Information in Teaching Process--The Integration of Mathematic and Natural-Scientific Education in Czechoslovakia"; (26) "Problems of Teaching Physics in Estonian Universities"; (27) "Alternative Ideas in Mechanics: Where Can They Come From?"; and (28) "Cognitive Style of Students as an Essential Factor of Forming Their Physical World Conception." (KR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Concept Formation, Demonstrations (Educational), Educational Change, Electricity, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Epistemology, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Graphs, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Manipulative Materials, Misconceptions, Motion, Physics, Problem Solving, Program Descriptions, Quantum Mechanics, Satellites (Aerospace), Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Summer Schools, Textbook Evaluation
Helsingin yliopisto, Opettajankoulutuslaitos, Julkaisutilauket, Ratakatu 2, 00120 Helsinki, Finland.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Helsinki Univ., (Finland). Dept. of Teacher Education.