12-15 July 2011
Saint George Hotel
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Four–year program students expectations and reactions

13 Jul 2011, 11:30


Oral Presentation Track E - Physics Education Education


Ms Denise Dale (University of Pretoria)


An Investigation of students’ expectations when they are accepted to study at the University of Pretoria, how they study for physics and their reactions after the first semester test. We find that most students are shocked after their first semester test, because they expected to obtain high marks and don’t, or the other way around.

Level (Hons, MSc, <br> &nbsp; PhD, other)? Lecture
Consider for a student <br> &nbsp; award (Yes / No)? No
Would you like to <br> submit a short paper <br> for the Conference <br> Proceedings (Yes / No)? No

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Ms Denise Dale (University of Pretoria)

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