Peer Instruction: A User’s Manual is a step-by-step guide for instructors on how to plan and implement Peer Instruction lectures. The teaching methodology is applicable to a variety of introductory science courses (including biology and chemistry). However, the additional material–class-tested, ready-to-use resources, in print and on CD-ROM (so professors can reproduce them as handouts or transparencies)–is intended for calculus-based physics courses.
Two diagnostic tests to evaluate students' understanding of mechanics.
Student questionnaire handouts to assess students' expectations for the course and to point out misconceptions.
44 Reading Quizzes, organized by subject and designed to be given at the beginning of each class to motivate the students to read assigned material before class.
243 ConcepTests, multiple-choice questions for use in lecture to engage the students and to assess their understanding.
109 Conceptual Examination Questions, organized by major topic for use on exams.