Comparing a lecture with a tutorial in introductory astronomy

LoPresto, Michael (2010) Comparing a lecture with a tutorial in introductory astronomy. Physics Education, 45 (2). pp. 196-201.

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In recent years, short question-and-answer activities known as lecture tutorials that are designed to help students work with and discover concepts for themselves, rather than simply being told about them (lectured to) have become a popular tool for learner-centred teaching of introductory college astronomy. Students on such a course are usually non-science majors fulfilling a general education requirement and have a limited background in mathematics. The following is a description of the development, use and assessment of a lecture tutorial.

Item ID: 32850
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1361-6552
Date Deposited: 07 May 2014 03:55
FoR Codes: 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020199 Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 50%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy @ 50%
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