This course will address introductory electricity and magnetism topics (using calculus) from a standpoint of continually asking ‘how do we know’, addressing this using experimental evidence, conceptual logic, derivation, and application of equations. Students will be exposed to how these topics relate to research at Georgetown University. Teachers taking this course will be exposed to the pedagogical choices made and resources for use in their own classrooms.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
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How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.