Category «Motivations»

Physics Standards, M&I Chapters 1-3

Here are my M&I class’s standards for chapters 1-3. Students had considerable input into the formulation of these standards. Standard: I can use consistent and correct vector notation. Proficiency Indicator(s): Correct vector notation is used consistently throughout a problem or explanation. Mastery Rubric: Vectors are indicated with arrows. Vector components are indicated with appropriate subscripts or …

My Learning Outcomes and Motivations

In this post, I will present my physics course learning outcomes and motivations. But first, some background information. My institution requires all course syllabi to include course learning outcomes and implicitly assumes that students will actually read them. My experience is that students couldn’t care less about them, but that’s a different issue. Indeed, I …

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