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by RutabagaTheWarrior
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Best method of teaching/learning?
Replies: 12
Views: 4087

Re: Best method of teaching/learning?

Don't you have physics "labs" where you're from? No. :( If nothing else, the fact that it's your equipment, you'd have to pay a lot of money to replace it if it gets damaged, and that you could quite possibly injure yourself severely if you mess it up can be powerful motivating factors. Y...
by RutabagaTheWarrior
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:21 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Best method of teaching/learning?
Replies: 12
Views: 4087

Re: Best method of teaching/learning?

Exercises that are both closer to reality and challenging could be things like building a laser, rocket, or doing research in general for physics How in the heck are things like building a laser or rocket "closer to reality" ? Those involve highly specific knowledge that has sharply limit...
by RutabagaTheWarrior
Wed Feb 01, 2012 5:47 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Best method of teaching/learning?
Replies: 12
Views: 4087

Re: Best method of teaching/learning?

Plus, there are probably few extraneous facts and such taught during diving courses whereas others are often bogged with things you will never again encounter. This is because others might encounter those things. I'm not entirely sure what you mean by this. Do you mean scuba courses teach facts tha...
by RutabagaTheWarrior
Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:02 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Best method of teaching/learning?
Replies: 12
Views: 4087

Re: Best method of teaching/learning?

You remember what you learned in scuba diving class for mulitple reasons. You were most likely interested in scuba diving, increasing your attention and you acted upon what you learned, cementing the knowledge over the times that you practiced it. Maybe. But I'm not sure those are the most importan...
by RutabagaTheWarrior
Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:40 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Best method of teaching/learning?
Replies: 12
Views: 4087

Best method of teaching/learning?

Throughout school I've learned different things different ways. I've learned from school, by teaching myself, and by doing stuff in a small group. I've forgotten almost everything I learned from school except for a very few useful concepts, but it feels like those concepts should take much less time...

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