Operationalizing the AAPT Learning Goals for the Lab

  title={Operationalizing the AAPT Learning Goals for the Lab},
  author={Natasha G. Holmes and Emily M. Smith},
  journal={The Physics Teacher},
Calls for reform to instructional labs means many instructors and departments are facing the daunting task of identifying goals for their introductory lab courses. Fortunately, the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) released a set of recommendations for learning goals for the lab to support lab redevelopment [1]. Here we outline the process we have undergone to identify a set of learning goals for the labs that operationalize those provided by the AAPT. We also provide two examples… 

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