Insightful learning in the laboratory : Some experiences from ten years of designing and using conceptual labs

@inproceedings{Bernhard2010InsightfulLI,
  title={Insightful learning in the laboratory : Some experiences from ten years of designing and using conceptual labs},
  author={Jonte Bernhard},
  year={2010}
}
I describe a series of projects on the design and implementation of “conceptual labs” aimed at developing insightful learning, following work that began in 1994/95. The main focus has been on courses in mechanics and electric circuit theory. The approach taken in designing these innovative curricula can be described as “design-based research”. A common feature in these learning environments is the use of technology as a tool to aid students’ inquiry. In addition, systematic variation, based on… CONTINUE READING