Monthly Archives: August 2011

E & M standards (blind)

I’ve been kicking myself for being at home the last few days without my copy of the text I’m using this coming fall in Advanced Electricity and Magnetism. I’ve been saying “oh well, I’ll wait until Friday (when I go … Continue reading

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Linear dielectrics (recursion approach)

I’ve been prepping for my fall course, Advanced Electricity and Magnetism for juniors and seniors, taught out of Griffiths great book. One of the topics that I want to deal with better this time around is electrostatics in materials (chapter … Continue reading

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SBG with voice feedback

This week I gave a presentation at the Physics Education Research Conference (PERC) on Standards-Based Grading (SBG) with Voice: Listening for Students’ Understanding. I was grateful for the opportunity to speak there and for the opportunity to gather my thoughts … Continue reading

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