First-year Curriculum at University of Alabama (TIDE)

University of Alabama

How are Math and Physics different?

Traditional Math

  • No graded homework
  • No recitation
  • Computers not used
  • Homework is graded
  • 2-hr recitation
  • Computers used
Traditional Physics TIDE Physics
  • Computers not used
  • Topics not linked to other classes
  • Computers used in lecture and lab
  • Some topic integration with Math & Engineering
  • Studio Physics planned for Spring 2002