Measurement uncertainty as a threshold concept in Physics

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dc.contributor.author Wilson, A
dc.contributor.author Akerlind, G
dc.contributor.author Francis, P
dc.contributor.author Kirkup, L
dc.contributor.author McKenzie, JA
dc.contributor.author Pearce, D
dc.contributor.author Sharma, M
dc.contributor.editor Sharma, M
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:06:05Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the 16th UniServe Science Annual Conference, 2010, 2010, pp. 98 - 103
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9808597-0-6
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16072
dc.description.abstract We report on the initial findings of a study aimed at developing ways to address threshold concepts in the design of undergraduate curricula, involving academics in two disciplines (physics and law) from four Australian universities The present paper compares two different processes by which physics academics identified and characterised a candidate threshold concept, measurement uncertainty, using student interviews and their own experiences as teachers.
dc.publisher Uniserve Science
dc.subject Uncertainty, threshold concepts, phenomenography, Physics
dc.subject Uncertainty, threshold concepts, phenomenography, Physics
dc.title Measurement uncertainty as a threshold concept in Physics
dc.type Conference Proceeding
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Proceedings of the 16th UniServe Science Annual Conference, 2010
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation University of Sydney en_US
dc.publocation University of Sydney
dc.publocation University of Sydney
dc.publocation University of Sydney
dc.identifier.startpage 98 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 103 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Physics and Advanced Materials en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
dc.conference Uniserve Science Annual Conference
dc.conference Uniserve Science Annual Conference
dc.conference Uniserve Science Annual Conference
dc.for 02 Physical Sciences
dc.personcode 0000066547 en_US
dc.personcode 0000046015 en_US
dc.personcode 0000049149 en_US
dc.personcode 900469 en_US
dc.personcode 890193 en_US
dc.personcode 0000049156 en_US
dc.personcode 0000022252 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Physical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Uniserve Science Annual Conference en_US
dc.date.activity 20100929 en_US
dc.date.activity 2009-11-13
dc.date.activity 2010-09-29
dc.date.activity 2010-09-29
dc.date.activity 2010-09-29
dc.location.activity Sydney en_US
dc.location.activity Lake Buena Vista, FL
dc.location.activity Sydney
dc.location.activity Sydney
dc.location.activity Sydney
dc.description.keywords Uncertainty, threshold concepts, phenomenography, Physics en_US
dc.description.keywords Science & Technology
dc.description.keywords Technology
dc.description.keywords Energy & Fuels
dc.description.keywords Engineering, Mechanical
dc.description.keywords Engineering
dc.description.keywords Uncertainty, threshold concepts, phenomenography, Physics
dc.description.keywords Uncertainty, threshold concepts, phenomenography, Physics
dc.description.keywords Uncertainty, threshold concepts, phenomenography, Physics
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/DVC (Teaching and Learning)
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Physics and Advanced Materials
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Research in Learning and Change


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