Peer Instruction: A User's Manual

Paperback | July 29, 1996

byEric Mazur

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Peer Instruction:  A User’s Manual is a step-by-step guide for instructors on how to plan and implement Peer Instruction lectures. The teaching methodology is applicable to a variety of introductory science courses (including biology and chemistry). However, the additional material—class-tested, ready-to-use resources, in print and on CD-ROM (so professors can reproduce them as handouts or transparencies)—is intended for calculus-based physics courses.

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Peer Instruction:  A User’s Manual is a step-by-step guide for instructors on how to plan and implement Peer Instruction lectures. The teaching methodology is applicable to a variety of introductory science courses (including biology and chemistry). However, the additional material—class-tested, ready-to-use resources, in print and on ...

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Presents an entirely new approach to introductory physics within a calculus-based conceptual and a mathematical framework. It offers an approach to presenting the material that is more gradual than existing books on the subject. Peer Instruction: A User's Manual develops the full conceptual framework of each chapter within the first ...

KAREEM YUSUF, IBM Technical Sales Professional, has technical leadership responsibilities for JMS and IBM WebSphere customer implementations. He previously served as Technical Team Lead for WebSphere MQ JMS in IBM's WebSphere MQ Technical Support (Service) Organization at Hursley, UK. He has been working with WebSphere, JMS, and relate...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:253 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:July 29, 1996Publisher:Pearson Education

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ISBN - 10:0135654416

ISBN - 13:9780135654415

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Table of Contents

I. OVERVIEW.

 1. Introduction.

 2. Peer Instruction.

 3. Motivating the Students.

 4. A Step-by-Step Guide to Preparing for a Peer Instruction Lecture.

 5. Sample Lecture.

 6. Epilogue.

II. RESOURCES.

 7. Force Concept Inventory.

 8. Mechanics Baseline Test.

 9. Questionnaire Results.

10. Reading Quizzes.

11. Concept Tests.

12. Conceptual Exam Questions.

Appendix: Disk Instructions.

Index.