red Supported Site University of Alabama: Assessment

PH101 - General Physics I (non-calc) - studio. Revised by addition of LAs. FCI

Semester

Number of sections taught*

Number of matched students**

Pre-test

average (%)

Post-test average (%)

Average normalized gain g***

Standard error of g****

Fall, 2012

2

126

8.2

14.3

0.28

Not available

Spring, 2013

2

107

9.7

14.9

0.25

Not available

PH102 - General Physics II (non-cal) - studio. Revised by addition of LAs. CSEM

Semester

Number of sections taught*

Number of matched students**

Pre-test

average (%)

Post-test average (%)

Average normalized gain g***

Standard error of g****

Fall, 2012

1

42

7.4

14.9

0.30

Not available

Spring, 2013

1

57

7.4

15.7

0.34

Not available

PH105/125 - General Physics w/ Calculus I (incl. honors version) - studio. Mostly engineering students, but includes physics majors. Revised by addition of LAs. FCI

Semester

Number of sections taught*

Number of matched students**

Pre-test

average (%)

Post-test average (%)

Average normalized gain g***

Standard error of g****

Fall, 2012

2

123

11.7

16.6

0.27

Not available

Spring, 2013

3

147

15.0

21.1

0.41

Not available

PH106/126 - General Physics w/ Calculus II (incl. honors version) - studio. Mostly engineering students, but includes physics majors. Revised by addition of LAs. CSEM

Semester

Number of sections taught*

Number of matched students**

Pre-test

average (%)

Post-test average (%)

Average normalized gain g***

Standard error of g****

Fall, 2012

3

134

10.0

18.0

0.37

Not available

Spring, 2013

2

111

8.4

16.8

0.36

Not available

PH115 - Conceptual Physics (PET). Taken primarily by elementary education majors. FCI

Semester

Number of sections taught*

Number of matched students**

Pre-test

average (%)

Post-test average (%)

Average normalized gain g***

Standard error of g****

Fall, 2012

0

       

Not available

Spring, 2013

1

26

6.4

11.5

0.22

Not available

Note: e-CLASS was given for PH4/582 I&II and CLASS was given for PH4/582 IV.

*If multiple sections of a course are taught by different instructors in a particular semester, please separate assessment data from sections taught by instructors who employ reformed or interactive curriculum and teaching methods and data from sections taught by instructors who employ traditional curriculum and teaching methods.

**If possible, calculate average scores only from students whose pre-tests and post-tests can be matched.

***Use the following formula to calculate the average normalize gain for matched pre- and post-test pairs:

Average normalized gain g =

****Standard error =