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Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics
written by
Joseph F. Wagner,
Corinne A. Manogue, and
John R. Thompson
Upper-division students must learn to apply sophisticated mathematics from algebra, limits, calculus, multivariable and vector calculus, linear algebra, complex variables, and ordinary and partial differential equations. The presenters in this session will discuss how the representations that we choose may affect whether students are able to use this mathematics spontaneously and correctly, whether they can move smoothly between representations, and the extent to which their understanding of the mathematics enhances their understanding of the physics. The discussant will incorporate the perspective of research in undergraduate mathematics education as it applies to the representations that have been presented.
Physics Education Research Conference 2011
Part of the PER Conference Invited Paper series Omaha, Nebraska: August 3-4, 2011 Volume 1413, Pages 89-92
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<a href="http://www.compadre.org/PER/items/detail.cfm?ID=11820">Wagner, J, C. Manogue, and J. Thompson. "Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2011, Omaha, Nebraska, August 3-4, 2011.</a>
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J. Wagner, C. Manogue, and J. Thompson, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2011, Omaha, Nebraska, 2011, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11820&DocID=2670).
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J. Wagner, C. Manogue, and J. Thompson, Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2011, Omaha, Nebraska, 2011, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11820&DocID=2670>.
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Wagner, J., Manogue, C., & Thompson, J. (2011, August 3-4). Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2011, Omaha, Nebraska. Retrieved May 28, 2016, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11820&DocID=2670
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Wagner, J, C. Manogue, and J. Thompson. "Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2011, Omaha, Nebraska, August 3-4, 2011. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11820&DocID=2670 (accessed 28 May 2016).
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Wagner, Joseph, Corinne Manogue, and John Thompson. "Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics." Physics Education Research Conference 2011. Omaha, Nebraska: 2011. 89-92 Vol. 1413 of PER Conference Invited Paper. 28 May 2016 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11820&DocID=2670>.
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Author = "Joseph Wagner and Corinne Manogue and John Thompson",
Title = {Representation issues: Using mathematics in upper-division physics},
BookTitle = {Physics Education Research Conference 2011},
Pages = {89-92},
Address = {Omaha, Nebraska},
Series = {PER Conference Invited Paper},
Volume = {1413},
Month = {August 3-4},
Year = {2011}
}
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