Assessment of Physlet Use:  Student Perceptions


Technical difficulties and misunderstandings cause students frustration.

"Sometimes the Physlets were difficult for me to figure out how to work and therefore I did not get the right concepts from them."

"I had a tendency to misunderstand how to use them.  That was frustrating because I could not demonstrate what I knew on the topic at hand."

"Measuring on the computer screen can be difficult."

 

Physlet problems should not be given to students without the proper classroom support!

 

Use at Davidson Includes

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