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American Journal of Physics

1999 Volume 67, Number 9

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Development of Instructional Systems for Teaching an Electricity and Magnetism Course for Engineers

    M J. Marr, E W. Thomas, M R. Benne, A Thomas & R M. Hume

    Describes a study of three parts: (1) the application of a statistical technique for predicting performance; (2) a computer program for teaching basic problem-solving skills; and (3) evidence for... More

    pp. 789-802

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  2. Teaching Scientific Thinking Skills: Students and Computers Coaching Each Other

    Frederick Reif & Lisa A. Scott

    Discusses the development and use of Personal Assistants for Learning (PALs) computer tutorials for teaching applications of Newton's Laws. Finds that the tutorials were nearly as effective as... More

    pp. 819-31

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