Enhancing IA in physics with ICT Singapore 2011
Session 1 Introductions and photograph. History of ICT ICT and Aim 7 ICT and Internal assessment
Session 2 Datalogging: Survey of what is used. Demonstration of different types of datalogger. Circus of experiments. Discussion of what is appropriate/not appropriate for IA.
Session 3 Collecting Data: Performing a simple experiment to collect sound data from a drinking straw whistle using Audacity. Making tables in Excel
Session 4 Processing data: Using Excel to process data and uncertainties Using LoggerPro to plot graphs with error bars best fit lines.
Session 5 Curve fitting: Using an elastic band as a projectile to produce data. Plotting curves in LoggerPro. Evaluating curves exercise. Video analysis in LoggerPro Review process for DCP with ICT Compare skills used with and without ICT. Design exercise
Session 6 Giving Instructions: Discuss scaffolding of instructions. Make a screencast using Camtasia Posting videos on the internet.
Session 7 Spreadsheets and databases: Using spreadsheets for modelling. What is a database. using databases in IA.
Session 8 Animations and Simulations: Using animations in class Setting tasks for students to follow. Making simulations using Algodoo.
Session 9 Electronic marking and Class websites: Collecting and marking work digitally. Digital record keeping. Making a simple website using blogspot or google sites.
Session 10 Summing / Catching up and loose ends: Evaluation of different aspects ICT. Implementing what has been learnt. Social media Youtube Google Twitter
Session 11 Group 4 project Working remotely Online collaboration