Engineers in the Physics Classroom Helping engineers become physics teachers

J. T. Van Der Veen*, R. F.G. Meulenbroeks, H. M.C. Eijkelhof

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Abstract

The Natk4all program is a well appreciated set of physics courses for engineers preparing for physics teaching. The blended learning format suits the students who combine a teaching job and teacher training program. The setup and execution of the Natk4all program has received continuous support from all universities involved. As a by-product intake procedures for new physics teachers were synchronised. The conceptual approach aimed for was implemented by the teachers embedding this within a foundation approach covering the content and procedures of relevant physics subdomains at an academic level well above the secondary school exam level.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 46th SEFI Annual Conference 2018
Subtitle of host publicationCreativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Engineering Education Excellence
EditorsRobin Clark, Peter Munkebo Hussmann, Hannu-Matti Jarvinen, Mike Murphy, Martin Etchells Vigild
PublisherSociete Europeenne pour la Formation des Ingenieurs (SEFI)
Pages1353-1360
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9782873520168
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2019

Keywords

  • Blended learning
  • Physics
  • Subject knowledge enhancement
  • Teacher training

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