Electromagnetism Unit of an Introductory University Physics Course: The Influence of a Reform-Based Tutorial

by: Sarah Elizabeth Barrett, Zahra Hazari, Baharak Fatholahzadeh, and David M. Harrison

This study assesses students' conceptual understanding and interest during the electrochemistry unit of a physics course for nonphysics majors that was revised in light of consistently low ratings from its students. The intervention, designed to improve the tutorials in a large lecture-based physics course, improved interest in the topic for which the new tutorials were implemented.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2012Stock # jcst12_041_06_40Volume 041Issue 06

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