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The development of an innovative resonance experiment using smartphones with free mobile software applications for tertiary education
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 14, No. 1 (Apr 29, 2018)
The purpose of this research was to design and develop hands-on practical physics activity for the determination of relationship between the fundamental frequency and wavelength of standing waves using open or closed resonance tubes. In this study,...
Teaching Science Vol. 64, No. 2 (2018) pp. 25–29
Trends in contemporary science education emphasise the benefits of out-of-school learning experiences to help schools link science with everyday life (Tho, Chan, & Yeung, 2015). With the help of state-of-the-art technology, mobile devices-...
Technology-Enhanced Physics Programme for Community-Based Science Learning: Innovative Design and Programme Evaluation in a Theme Park
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 5 (2015) pp. 580–594
In this study, a new physics education programme is specifically developed for a famous theme park in Hong Kong to provide community-based science learning to her visitors, involving her three newly constructed rides. We make innovative use of...
Teaching Science Vol. 60, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 39–42
A Smartphone is not only a mobile device that is used for communication but is also integrated with a personal digital assistant (PDA) and other technological capabilities such as built-in acceleration, magnetic and light sensors, microphone, camera ...
The Development of a Microcomputer-Based Laboratory (MBL) System for Gas Pressure Law Experiment via Open Source Software
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 7, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2011) pp. 42–55
The purpose of this research was to develop a Microcomputer-Based Laboratory (MBL) system for gas pressure law experiment used in physics education. The developed system was divided into two major parts; the hardware and courseware. The main...