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New ways to teach and learn physics: March 2014 special issue

Physics World

Download your free copy of the March 2014 issue of Physics World – the member magazine of the Institute of Physics – which is a special issue entitled "New ways to teach and learn physics". It's packed with the latest techniques, tips and trends in physics education.

  • Discover why "massive open online courses", or MOOCs, could sharpen your physics.
  • Learn the four golden rules of getting children excited about physics.
  • Find out what it's like to star in the Sixty Symbols series of YouTube videos.
  • See how "doodling" in science lectures could help you to learn faster.
  • Explore the importance of picking up computer programming skills.
  • Find out why Richard Feynman's lectures have stood the test of time.
  • Transform your teaching with the latest physics-education research.

Please note that this free PDF is 19 MB and may take a few minutes to download.

Don't forget that if you want to read Physics World each month, you can do so through our digital issue, which can be accessed online or via our Apple and Android apps, simply by becoming a member of the Institute of Physics. You can join the Institute of Physics as an IOPimember quickly and easily online. IOPimember includes an annual digital subscription to Physics World for just £15/€20/$25 per year. This month's digital issue contains a heap of multimedia content, including special videos on physics education.

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