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Title: Investigating the correlation between mathematical pre-knowledge and learning gains in service physics
Contributor(s): Buick, James (author)
Publication Date: 2007
DOI: 10.1088/0143-0807/28/6/004
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1609
Abstract: An investigation was undertaken into the relationship between the initial mathematics knowledge of students and their success in a service physics course aimed at science students who require an understanding of basic physics concepts but who are not studying for a physics major. An appropriate method for performing this investigation was developed, implemented and analysed. Results from a small, self-selected sample indicated a correlation between the initial mathematical knowledge of students and learning gains obtained during the course.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: European Journal of Physics, v.28, p. 1073-1080
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 0143-0807
1361-6404
Field of Research (FOR): 020399 Classical Physics not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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