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The Physics Teacher
written by Douglas Huffman and Patricia Heller
The Force Concept Inventory (FCI) is a 29-question, multiple-choice test designed to assess students' Newtonian and non-Newtonian conceptions of force. Presents an analysis of FCI results as one way to determine what the inventory actually measures.
The Physics Teacher: Volume 33, Issue 3, Pages 138-143
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© 1995 American Association of Physics Teachers
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10.1119/1.2344171
Keywords:
Evaluation Methods, Force, Force Concept Inventory, Multiple Choice Tests, Newton Laws of Motion, Physics, Science Education, Science Tests, Scientific Concepts, Student Evaluation
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D. Huffman and P. Heller, Phys. Teach. 33 (3), 138 (1995), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2344171).
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D. Huffman and P. Heller, What does the force concept inventory actually measure?, Phys. Teach. 33 (3), 138 (1995), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2344171>.
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Huffman, D., & Heller, P. (1995, March 1). What does the force concept inventory actually measure?. Phys. Teach., 33(3), 138-143. Retrieved October 22, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2344171
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Huffman, Douglas, and Patricia Heller. "What does the force concept inventory actually measure?." Phys. Teach. 33, no. 3, (March 1, 1995): 138-143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2344171 (accessed 22 October 2014).
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Huffman, Douglas, and Patricia Heller. "What does the force concept inventory actually measure?." Phys. Teach. 33.3 (1995): 138-143. 22 Oct. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2344171>.
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