Physics By Inquiry: Electricity

Physics By Inquiry: Electricity
Exploring principles of electricity through scripted inquiry resulting in personal discovery of key principles and learning to teach through inquiry methods.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPHSCS 106; or PHSCS 220
 ProgramsContaining PHSCS 311
Course Outcomes

Constructivist Learning Model

Teach physics using constructivist inquiry based modes of instruction, scripted inquiry.

Physics Teaching Using Technology

Be able to deliver laboratory instruction to students from the CASTLE Electricity units.

Development & Experience a Suite of Secondary School Electr

Develop teaching skills in using projects, practicums and lab experimentation that can be transferred to secondary schools when they are teachers.

Development of Physics Pedagogic Teaching Skills

Develop a teaching suite of labs for teaching electricity.

Develop the ability to use alternative modes of assessment that take students beyond the multiple choice format of assessment to open ended, "apply the physics you understand" to this problem.