PERC 2013 Proceedings Paper Award - finalists and winner - Jan 30, 2014
The winner of the 2013 PERC Proceedings Paper Award is Content knowledge for teaching energy: An example from middle-school physical science.
Finalist papers included: Students' dynamic geometric reasoning about quantum spin-1/2 states and Development and results from a survey on students' views of experiments in lab classes and research.
New press release: In a study released this week, education researchers found that personifying energy allowed students to grapple with difficult ideas about how energy works.
PERC 2013 Abstract Submission is open - May 01, 2013
Invited abstracts are due by May 24. Contributed abstracts are due by May 31.
Dr. Lillian Christie McDermott is being recognized for her leadership and contributions in PER with the 2013 Melba Newell Phillips Medal.
In the newest issue of Volume 2 of Reviews in PER, Lin Ding and Xiufeng Liu provide a brief overview of three commonly used quantitative research methods: descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and measurement instrument development and validation.
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