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ERIC Number: EJ984322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0807
Spectrum of Physics Comprehension
Blasiak, W.; Godlewska, M.; Rosiek, R.; Wcislo, D.
European Journal of Physics, v33 n3 p565-571 May 2012
The paper presents the results of research on the relationship between self-assessed comprehension of physics lectures and final grades of junior high school students (aged 13-15), high school students (aged 16-18) and physics students at the Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland (aged 21). Students' declared level of comprehension was measured during a physics lecture on a prearranged scale of 1-10 with the use of a personal response system designed for the purpose of this experiment. Through the use of this tool, we obtained about 2000 computer records of students' declared comprehension of a 45 min lecture, which we named "the spectrum of comprehension". In this paper, we present and analyse the correlation between students' declared comprehension of the content presented in the lecture and their final learning results. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Junior High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Poland