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written by Antti Savinainen and Jouni Viiri
This paper presents a method to evaluate students' representational coherence, i.e. their ability to use multiple representations and move between them in the case of Newton's first and second laws. Results of five high school students are discussed.
Physics Education Research Conference 2003
Part of the PER Conference series
Madison, WI: August 6-7, 2003
Volume 720, Pages 77-80
Subjects ADS Supplements Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Newton's First Law
- Newton's Second Law
Education - Basic Research
- Research Design & Methodology
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Reference Material
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DOI:
10.1063/1.1807258
PACSs:
01.40.Fk
01.40.Di
01.40.Ej
Keywords:
PERC 2003, classical mechanics, educational courses, educational institutions, human factors, students' representational coherence
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A. Savinainen and J. Viiri, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, 2003, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2866&DocID=2868).
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A. Savinainen and J. Viiri, A Case Study Evaluating Students' Representational Coherence of Newton's First and Second Laws, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, 2003, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2866&DocID=2868>.
APA Format
Savinainen, A., & Viiri, J. (2003, August 6-7). A Case Study Evaluating Students' Representational Coherence of Newton's First and Second Laws. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI. Retrieved October 26, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2866&DocID=2868
Chicago Format
Savinainen, Antti, and Jouni Viiri. "A Case Study Evaluating Students' Representational Coherence of Newton's First and Second Laws." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, August 6-7, 2003. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2866&DocID=2868 (accessed 26 October 2014).
MLA Format
Savinainen, Antti, and Jouni Viiri. "A Case Study Evaluating Students' Representational Coherence of Newton's First and Second Laws." Physics Education Research Conference 2003. Madison, WI: 2003. 77-80 Vol. 720 of PER Conference. 26 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2866&DocID=2868>.
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