Introduction to SCALE-UP: Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment University Physics.

@inproceedings{Beichner2000IntroductionTS,
  title={Introduction to SCALE-UP: Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment University Physics.},
  author={Robert J. Beichner and Jeffery M. Saul and Rhett Allain and Duane L. Deardorff and David S. Abbott},
  year={2000}
}
SCALE-UP is an extension of the highly successful IMPEC (Integrated Math, Physics, Engineering, and Chemistry) project, one of North Carolina State's curricular reform efforts undertaken as part of the SUCCEED coalition. The authors utilize the interactive, collaboratively based instruction that worked well in smaller class settings and find ways to economically accommodate classes of up to 100 students. Relative to students taught in traditional classes, SCALE-UP students are better problem… 
Creating a First Year Engineering Course Utilizing the SCALE-Up Method
To meet the growing demands for professional engineers, retaining increasing numbers of engineering students has become a primary focus at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). UTA conducted a
Student Performance And Faculty Development In Scale Up Engineering Mechanics And Math Courses
TLDR
The research team is tracking student grades in these courses and follow-up courses, and performance on the Statics, Dynamics, and Force Concept Inventories for students in Statics taught in a traditional format and a SCALE-UP format.
Evaluating the efficacy of a student-centered active learning environment for undergraduate programs (SCALE-UP) classroom for major and non-major biology students
Abstract During the 2012–2013 academic year the University of North Dakota (UND) piloted the use of a Student Centered Active Learning Environment for Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) classroom.
Interactive engagement in an introductory university physics course: Learning gains and perceptions
TLDR
The results of this study show that the students find the interactive-engagement method of learning physics to be a positive experience and that Studio has made a positive impact on the introductory, calculus-based physics course at Kansas State University.
The Effects of a First Year Engineering Class Using the SCALE-Up Method on Student Retention and Subsequent Student Pass Rates
Due to the increased demand for engineers, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) created a new, first year engineering class using the Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with
Factors Underlying the Adoption and Adaption of a University Physics Reform over Three Generations of Implementation.
SCALE-UP (Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-Down Pedagogies) (Beichner et al., 2007) is a reformed pedagogy and classroom design originally developed for large enrollment
Results of Using the Take-away Technique on Students' Achievements and Attitudes in High School Physics and Physical Science Courses
The Take-away Technique was used in High School Physics and Physical Science courses for the unit on Newtonian mechanics in a teacher (6) by grade level (4) partially crossed design (N=272). All
Tablet PC-Enabled Active Learning in Mathematics: A First Study
  • M. Reba, B. Weaver
  • Computer Science
    First International Workshop on Pen-Based Learning Technologies (PLT 2007)
  • 2007
TLDR
Bringing tablet PCs and a projector into multiple sections of these courses allows each student or small group of students to use the pen/digital-ink feature to submit problem solutions anonymously to the instructor via Web-based classroom-interaction software, such as MessageGrid or ubiquitous presenter.
Open-ended versus guided laboratory activities: Impact on students' beliefs about experimental physics
Improving students' understanding of the nature of experimental physics is often an explicit or implicit goal of undergraduate laboratory physics courses. However, lab activities in traditional lab
Diffusion of research-based instructional strategies: the case of SCALE-UP
BackgroundMany innovative teaching strategies have been developed under the assumption that documenting successful student learning outcomes at the development site is enough to spread the innovation
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 74 REFERENCES
Case study of the physics component of an integrated curriculum
Over a four-year time span, several departments at North Carolina State University offered experimental sections of courses taken by freshman engineering students. The acronym IMPEC (Integrated Math,
An integrated first-year engineering curriculum at North Carolina State University
A pilot offering of an integrated freshman engineering curriculum took place at North Carolina State University in the 1994-95 academic year under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation
Beyond problem solving: Evaluating intro-ductory physics courses through the hidden curricu-lum
TLDR
This dissertation compares the effectiveness of traditional calculus-based instruction with University of Washington's Tutorials, University of Minnesota's Group Problem Solving & problem Solving Labs, and Dickinson College's Workshop Physics to address student difficulties introductory physics instruction.
Cooperative Learning in Technical Courses: Procedures, Pitfalls, and Payoffs.
A longitudinal study of a cohort of engineering students has been conducted at North Carolina State University since 1990. The students were taught five chemical engineering courses in five
Interactive-engagement versus traditional methods: A six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses
A survey of pre/post-test data using the Halloun–Hestenes Mechanics Diagnostic test or more recent Force Concept Inventory is reported for 62 introductory physics courses enrolling a total number of
Student expectations in introductory physics
Students’ understanding of what science is about, how it is done, and their expectations as to what goes on in a science course, can play a powerful role in what they get out of introductory college
The Introductory University Physics Project
The last period of extensive curriculum reform in physics occurred about 30 years ago. The objectives of that earlier effort were sweeping. The high school physics course was an early target, and the
A Longitudinal Study of Engineering Student Performance and Retention. IV. Instructional Methods
As part of an ongoing longitudinal study, the author taught five chemical engineering courses in consecutive semesters to a cohort of students, using cooperative learning and other instructional
Assessing student learning of Newton’s laws: The Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation and the Evaluation of Active Learning Laboratory and Lecture Curricula
In this paper, we describe the Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation, a research-based, multiple-choice assessment of student conceptual understanding of Newton’s Laws of Motion. We discuss a subset
Millikan Lecture 1996: Promoting active learning based on physics education research in introductory physics courses
Early in his career Robert Millikan experimented with a laboratory-based method of teaching introductory physics that bears close resemblance to Workshop Physics.® In this talk, key elements of
...
1
2
3
4
5
...