A novel e-learning tool for magnetism and magnetic materials
Georgios Natsiopoulos 1, Makis Angelakeris 1 *
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1 School of Physics, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
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The purpose of this work is to describe one of the most important phenomena of physics such as magnetism in the form of a website. The title of this website is: http://magworld.physics.auth.gr. In this way, all visitors, even the less experienced, are given the opportunity to navigate easily on this website and gain a broader knowledge of the history of magnetism as well as basic concepts of the magnetism phenomenon and moreover the metrology of magnetic quantities. Depending on their lateral dimensions, magnetic materials are classified into various scales, more specifically macro-, micro- and nano-scales. Through the various categories into which the website is divided, each user can draw information about the properties, effects and applications of the various materials depending on their dimensions. Students are given the opportunity, regardless of their cognitive background, to make a self-assessment through their participation and activation in quizzes of variable difficulty. All information in the site comes from international journals and books and the ultimate goal is to categorize and evaluate information related to magnetism. The information on this site is regularly updated with modern scientific and technological applications. In this way, an electronic reference database is created, which is a practical and useful tool for both teachers and students, as well as researchers who want to obtain information about the wonderful world of magnetism.



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