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ERIC Number: EJ954735
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1055-8896
Evaluation by University Students of the Use of Applets for Learning Physics
Bohigas, Xavier; Periago, Christina; Jaen, Xavier; Pejuan, Arcadi
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, v20 n3 p235-245 Jun 2011
We present the results of a study carried out with students in their second year of Industrial Engineering to find out students' levels of satisfaction concerning the use of simulation tools (in this case an applet was used) as a tool for helping students learn the topic of movement by charged particles within electrical and magnetic fields. The results obtained indicate that students consider the activity carried out has helped them to understand the behaviour of particles under the action of electrical and magnetic fields. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Spain (Barcelona)