ERIC Number: EJ522175
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Top-down Teaching in Noncalculus-Based Introductory Physics Classes.
Dudley, J. M.; Bold, G. E. J.
American Journal of Physics, v64 n4 p418-21 Apr 1996
Discusses a method for teaching introductory physics courses that reverses the traditional sequence of instruction and is based on beginning all lecture treatments with discussions of complex, yet familiar phenomena and working backward to discussions of the simple physical laws underlying them. (Author/MKR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: American Assn. of Physics Teachers, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740-3845.