Describes a "Basics of Teaching Physics" course as an approach to training teaching assistants (TAs) in science, math, engineering, and technology (SMET) departments. The regular graduate course is based on constructivist learning: TAs construct their own understanding through guided questions, problem solving, reading and analyzing papers, discussions of their teaching experience, and group work.
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Keywords:Course Goals,Higher Education,NSDL,Teacher Education,Teaching Assistants,Graduate/Professional,Education Practices,Curriculum Development,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062944599T,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Science Instruction,Teacher Preparation,Program Descriptions,Graduate Students,Constructivism (Learning),Physics,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Instructional Improvement,Teacher Improvement
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