Instructors ’ reasons for choosing problem features in a calculus-based introductory physics course

@inproceedings{Yerushalmi2010InstructorsR,
  title={Instructors ’ reasons for choosing problem features in a calculus-based introductory physics course},
  author={Edit Yerushalmi and Elisheva Cohen and Patricia A Heller},
  year={2010}
}
This study investigates how the beliefs and values of physics faculty influence their choice of physics problems for their students in an introductory physics course. The study identifies the goals these instructors have for their students, the problem features they believe facilitate those goals, and how those features correspond to problems they choose to use in their classes. This analysis comes from an artifact-based interview of 30 physics faculty teaching introductory calculus-based… CONTINUE READING
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