PHSCS 311

Physics By Inquiry: Electricity

Physics and Astronomy College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Course Description

Exploring principles of electricity through scripted inquiry resulting in personal discovery of key principles and learning to teach through inquiry methods.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Title

Constructivist Learning Model

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Development of Physics Pedagogic Teaching Skills

Learning Outcome

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.

Title

Development & Experience a Suite of Secondary School Electr

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Physics Teaching Using Technology

Learning Outcome

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