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Dr Dick Bacon


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Academic and research departments

Department of Physics.

Biography

My publications

Publications

RA Bacon (1993)The computers in teaching initiative: A view from the physics centre, In: Physics Education28(2)pp. 97-101

The Physics CTI Centre's role is to encourage the use of software in undergraduate teaching. High quality software is now available that offers generalized tools as well as content-based material. A new initiative offers more integrated support for teaching.

HC Davis, RA Bacon (2004)Experiences migrating microcosm learning materials, In: Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Hypertextpp. 141-142

Microcosm was an open hypertext system that evolved in the early 1990s, before the advent of the Web. Apart from its success as a research platform it was widely used for presenting interactive educational materials. Since the commercial version of the product ceased to be supported it became necessary for users to migrate their educational materials, generally to the Web. However, the SToMP consortium chose to implement their own environment copying parts of the functionality of Microcosm in order to achieve their educational objectives. This paper examines the motivations of this work in order to understand whether there were features that were available in Microcosm that were not replicated in current Web based solutions.

NP CARTER, RA BACON, T MESSENGER (1988)THE ACQUISITION, REPRESENTATION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF PRINTED MUSIC BY COMPUTER - A REVIEW, In: COMPUTERS AND THE HUMANITIES22(2)pp. 117-136 KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL
RA BACON (1992)THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN THE TEACHING OF PHYSICS, In: COMPUTERS & EDUCATION19(1-2)pp. 57-66 PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
RC CHIVERS, RA BACON, TJ BLOOMBERG (1981)THE ACCURACY OF DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT IN ULTRASONIC REAL-TIME SCANNING, In: BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY54(647)pp. 978-981 BRITISH INST RADIOLOGY
RA BACON, JM BOWSHER (1978)DISCRETE MODEL OF A STRUCK STRING, In: ACUSTICA41(1)pp. 21-27 S HIRZEL VERLAG
RG HARLOW, RA BACON (1982)ULTRASONIC-ATTENUATION AND DISPERSION IN DEUTERIUM-NEON GAS-MIXTURE, In: ARCHIVES OF MECHANICS34(5-6)pp. 633-641 POLISH SCIENTIFIC PUBL
JJ WATKINS, GJ CALVERLEY, RA BACON (1995)IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPLETE LEARNING-ENVIRONMENT, In: INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING INTERNATIONAL32(3)pp. 239-244 KOGAN PAGE LTD
R Bacon, TA Drary (1998)Using technology in science education: Case studies from chemistry and physics, In: Information Services and Use18(1-2)pp. 9-14