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How do the features of experiments influence the experience of first year physics students?
Presented by Mr. Johan VAN DER MERWE on 14 Jul 2011 from 08:45 to 09:00
Type: Oral Presentation
Track: Track E - Physics Education
<p>The Faculty of Military Science of Stellenbosch University presents an Algebra-based Physics course to first year students. The practical component comprises of a range of experiments that differ significantly in characteristics. Questionnaires are yearly completed by the students to evaluate the theoretical and practical components of this course. This paper will explore some of the results of these surveys, focusing especially on the experience of the student with regards to the features of experiments that are presented.
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