Screencasts are short screen captures, usually of a tablet PC, with instructor narration. They are solutions to example problems, explanations of concepts, software tutorials, introduction to topics, descriptions of diagrams, and reviews of material. Screencasts supplement textbooks, classes, and office hours and allow students to learn at their own pace.
Examples of popular screencasts include:
Interactive screencasts present a multiple choice question where the viewer chooses an answer within the video. The video response guides the user to the correct answer and explanation. For more information, see our interactive screencasts.
Wolfram Mathematica-based simulations (Wolfram Demonstrations) are available for a number of chemical engineering topics. These simulations allow the user to determine how system behavior changes when variables are changed using sliders. The simulations can be accessed using free Wolfram based browser plug-ins or using the free Wolfram CDF player that enables the simulation to be loaded offline; a Mathematica software license is not required. For more information about the simulations and their use, go to Wolfram Demonstrations.
All simulations are copyrighted © 2013 Wolfram Demonstrations Project & Contributors.
ConcepTests challenge students with qualitative questions that are not answered by memorization. Used in tandem with peer instruction, ConcepTests can dramatically improve functional understanding while allowing instructors to gauge students understanding immediately and tailor their instruction accordingly.
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