ERIC Number: EJ1017415
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Teaching and Evaluation Materials Utilizing Multiple Representations in Mechanics
Savinainen, A.; Nieminen, P.; Makynen, A.; Viiri, J.
Physics Education, v48 n3 p372-377 May 2013
In this paper, we present materials and teaching ideas utilizing multiple representations in the contexts of kinematics and the force concept. These ideas and materials are substantiated by evidence and can be readily used in teaching with no special training. In addition, we briefly discuss two multiple-choice tests based on physics education research which can be used to gauge students' ability to use multiple representations.
Descriptors: Mechanics (Physics), Kinetics, Motion, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods, Learning Modalities, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, Graphs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Finland