Physics module: Clinical teaching - mechanics
Lecturers and Teaching Assistants
Prof. Edit Yerushalmi, Dr. Smadar Levy
Course Schedule and Location
Thursday, 11:15 - 13:00, Musher, Lab 3
Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points
Science Teaching (non thesis MSc Track): Lecture; Obligatory; Regular; 2.50 points
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Attendance and participation
Required in at least 80% of the lectures
Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)
Participants will get acquainted with physics and science education research related to concept learning. Implement in their classes, research based teaching strategies intended to improve students' knowledge and skills in this area and will study the influence of these strategies on their students' learning.
Upon successful completion of the course- students should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the research literature about students' learning difficulties in mechanics.
Examine their own students' learning difficulties in mechanics .
Demonstrate new, research based, teaching strategies to deal with their students' difficulties, will implement them in their classes and examine their influence on their students'' learning.