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PERC 2013 Proceedings Paper Award - finalists and winner
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.
published by PERLOC on January 30, 2014
Educators explore innovative "theater" as a way to learn physics
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.
published by PERG on July 23, 2013
PERC 2013 Abstract Submission is open
Invited abstracts are due by May 24. Contributed abstracts are due by May 31.
published on May 1, 2013

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Past Events

Physics Education Research Conference 2015

Jul 29, 2015 - Jul 30, 2015 in College Park, MD
AAPT and the PER Topical Group event

PERC 2015 will be held July 29-30, 2015 in College Park, MD.  The theme will be "Critical examination of laboratory-centered instruction and experimental research in physics education."

Physics Education Research Conference 2014

Jul 30, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN
AAPT and the PER Topical Group event

PERC 2014 will be held July 30-31, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN.  The theme will be "Outpacing New Technologies with Novel Pedagogies: The Role of PER in the Transforming Landscape of Higher Education."

FFPER: Puget Sound 2014

Jul 07, 2014 - Jul 10, 2014 in Diablo, Washington at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center

The 2014 Foundations and Frontiers of Physics Education Research: Puget Sound conference has been cancelled due to low registration numbers.

Workshop on the status of the Upper-division Physics Curriculum

Jun 05, 2014 - Jun 07, 2014 in Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

June 5-7, 2014
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

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