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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

PHYS1000 Year One Physics Tutorials

5 creditsClass Size: 270

Module manager: Dr Thomas Moore
Email: T.A.Moore@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisite qualifications

'A' Level Physics and Maths or equivalent

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This module consists of a weekly tutorial during which you can discuss the material from your lectures in a small group setting and with your personal tutor. It provides a forum for you to raise any queries about the content from your lectures and to discuss effective problem solving strategies.This module will also support your personal development and academic journey during the first year.

Objectives

This module gives you the chance to discuss the material from your other modules, and to solve related problems, in a small-group setting.
This module will also support your personal development and academic journey during the first year.

Learning outcomes
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of common physical laws and principles, and some applications of these principles
- Identify relevant principles and laws when dealing with problems.
- Develop independent and group working skills
- Develop verbal communication skills
- Develop written communication skills
- Plan and reflect on own personal and academic development
- Understand what is meant by academic integrity in university work.
- Start to consider career options and how to develop employability


Syllabus

Problem solving skills
Time management skills
Group working
Transition to university-style learning

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Meetings30.301.00
Lecture22.002.00
Tutorial201.0020.00
Private study hours27.00
Total Contact hours23.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)50.00

Private study

Solving problems ahead of weekly tutorials ready for discussion
Completing relevant sections in PebblePad

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Feedback on initial draft of article before final submission
Real-time feedback during tutorials

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
EssayPhysics Article20.00
In-course MCQAcademic Integrity Test5.00
Reflective logRegular Pebble Pad Entries5.00
Tutorial PerformanceEngagement with Weekly Tutorials70.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 12/07/2021 13:47:39

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