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Dr Dick Bacon


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Academic and research departments

Department of Physics.

Biography

My publications

Publications

Calverley G, Fincham D, Bacon D (1998) Modernisation of a traditional physics course, COMPUTERS & EDUCATION 31 (2) pp. 151-169 PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
ALKHALILI J, BACON D, BLAKEY J, FAUX D, LANCEFIELD D (1993) SOFTWARE LESSONS, PHYSICS WORLD 6 (2) pp. 43-46 IOP PUBLISHING LTD
Bacon R, Drary TA (1998) Using technology in science education: Case studies from chemistry and physics, Information Services and Use 18 (1-2) pp. 9-14
Bacon R, Swithenby S (1996) A strategy for the integration of IT-led methods into physics - The SToMP approach, COMPUTERS & EDUCATION 26 (1-3) pp. 135-141 PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
HARLOW RG, BACON RA (1982) ULTRASONIC-ATTENUATION AND DISPERSION IN DEUTERIUM-NEON GAS-MIXTURE, ARCHIVES OF MECHANICS 34 (5-6) pp. 633-641 POLISH SCIENTIFIC PUBL
CHIVERS RC, BACON RA, BLOOMBERG TJ (1981) THE ACCURACY OF DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT IN ULTRASONIC REAL-TIME SCANNING, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY 54 (647) pp. 978-981 BRITISH INST RADIOLOGY
Davis HC, Bacon RA (2004) Experiences migrating microcosm learning materials, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Hypertext pp. 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.
CARTER NP, BACON RA, MESSENGER T (1988) THE ACQUISITION, REPRESENTATION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF PRINTED MUSIC BY COMPUTER - A REVIEW, COMPUTERS AND THE HUMANITIES 22 (2) pp. 117-136 KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL
WATKINS JJ, CALVERLEY GJ, BACON RA (1995) IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPLETE LEARNING-ENVIRONMENT, INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING INTERNATIONAL 32 (3) pp. 239-244 KOGAN PAGE LTD
Bacon RA (1993) The computers in teaching initiative: A view from the physics centre, Physics Education 28 (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.
BACON RA (1992) THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN THE TEACHING OF PHYSICS, COMPUTERS & EDUCATION 19 (1-2) pp. 57-66 PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
BACON RA, BOWSHER JM (1978) DISCRETE MODEL OF A STRUCK STRING, ACUSTICA 41 (1) pp. 21-27 S HIRZEL VERLAG