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Lead Department

Physical Sciences, MTU Cork

Coordinated by

Catherine Frehill (Catherine.Frehill@mtu.ie)

Active members



A Learning Community initiated to develop best practice for delivering and assessing physics practicals.

Summary of Activities

In the first semester of 2021/22, several members of the Physical Sciences Learning Community focused on re-introducing students from the department of Physical Sciences to the on-campus physics laboratory programme. This included a re-evaluation of the laboratory schedule as several students had limited lab experience prior to entering higher education. This experience informed the second semester laboratory programme for Biological Science students, where many of the students have no physics prior to entering HE. The group met formally once and most communication was online.

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