Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!


Investigative Science Learning Environment
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Author biographies
  • Introduction
  • Examples of ISLE-based learning of traditional physics topics and examples of ISLE-based physics problems
  • Justifying elements of the ISLE learning system
  • Scientific abilities
  • Assessment
  • How ISLE affects teachers and researchers
  • Summary and tips for those who wish to implement ISLE

About the Author

Eugenia Etkina is a Distinguished Professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She holds a PhD in physics education from Moscow State Pedagogical University and has more than 35 years of experience teaching physics. Professor Etkina designed and now coordinates one of the largest programs in physics teacher preparation in the United States, conducts professional development for high school and university physics instructors, and participates in reforms to the undergraduate physics courses. In 1993 she developed a system in which students learn physics using processes that mirror scientific practice, Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE), which is described in this book. She is the lead author of the textbook College Physics: Explore and Apply and the Active Learning Guide. Professor Etkina has conducted over 130 workshops for physics instructors, and published over 100 peer-refereed articles. David T Brookes is an Associate Professor of Physics at California State University, Chico. He has over 20 years of experience teaching physics at college level as both a graduate student teaching assistant, and as a professor. As a teacher, Prof. Brookes continuously experiments with implementing ISLE in a studio-like setting, reading extensively in educational research and thinking about how to implement those research findings in a practical way in the classroom. Gorazd Planinsic is a Professor of Physics at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He has a PhD in physics from the University of Ljubljana. Professor Planinsic is co-author of more than 20 popular science articles, and a co-author ofCollege Physics: Explore and Apply and the Active Learning Guide. He is a recipient of the GIREP medal for his contributions in Physics Education and he is a fellow of IOP.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
 
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » History
Home » Books » Science » Physics
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Investigative Science Learning Environment: When Learning Physics Mirrors Doing Physics (IOP Concise Physics) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.

Back to top