- What is contextual learning and teaching in physics?
(Mr. Henry Yam, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The article introduces some basic concepts of contextual approach to learning and teaching in physics, and its application in different countries.
- Some reflections on the design of contextual learning and teaching materials
(Dr. Tong Shiu-sing, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The article suggests some principles of designing contextual teaching materials, and discusses the problems that one may encounter during the course of design and the possible solutions.
- The contextual approach to teaching
(Professor Kenneth Young, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
This is an extract from the talk delivered by Professor Kenneth Young during the Briefing Session of Physics World on October 20, 2000. Professor Young discusses the meanings of applying "contexts" in learning and teaching, and the correct attitude to apply "contexts" in a broader sense to achieve the teaching objectives.