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Examplecasts: The unreasonable effectiveness of webcast worked examples in introductory university physics

Francis, Paul

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This paper described the use of examplecasts. I record a video of myself solving a complex physics problem. I solve it ‘cold’ - unprepared, and hence make mistakes and recover from them. The videos record me writing on an iPad or tablet, and my vocal description of what I am doing. Students watch the videos, then answer quick online multiple-choice questions which are worth token marks. The examplecasts are very popular, and led to large increases in the fraction of students using good...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/147242
Book Title: Proceedings of the Australian Conference of Science and Mathematics Education (2013)
Access Rights: Open Access

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