A computer-supported course in mechanics
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A simulation environment for physics, called xyZET, has been developed, aimed at supporting the teacher during classroom work and the students for practising and training. xyZET comes in two versions, one with the full control panel, offering access to all didactically meaningful parameters, and a second one with a list of commands to be embedded in html-type documents. An introductory course in mechanics has been developed to demonstrate the potential of this new way of integrating simulation with hypertext.
KeywordsJunior High School Student Meaningful Parameter Complex User Interface Protocol Form Emission Theory
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