Document Type

Proceeding

Presentation Date

7-7-2014

Conference Name

12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference

Conference Location

Porto, Portugal

Source of Publication

SPIE Proceedings

Publication Date

2014

Volume

9289

Peer Review

Yes

Abstract

College students are facing a constantly evolving educational system. Some still see mostly the traditional face to face lecture type classes where as others may never set foot on campus thanks to distance learning programs. In between they may enroll in a mix of face-to-face, two-way broadcasted interactive courses, streaming lecture courses, hybrid face-to-face/ on-line courses and the ominous MOOC! A large number of these non-traditional courses are general education courses and play an important role in developing non-science majors’ understanding of science in general, and of physics in particular. We have been keeping pace with theses modern modes of instruction by offering several on-line courses such as Physics for Computer Graphics and Animation and Light and Color. These courses cover basic concepts in light, color and optics. © (2014) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.

Disciplines

Physics

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Physics Commons

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Link to Original Published Item

http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2070527