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L. Mayhew and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 205-208.
The University of Colorado’s Partnerships for Informal Science Education in the Community (PISEC) program, in which university students participate in classroom and after school…
  
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J. Bartley, L. Mayhew, and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 93-96.
We present results from the University of Colorado's Partnership for Informal Science Education in the Community (PISEC) in which university participants work in after school…
  
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S. Kapon, U. Ganiel, and B. Eylon, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 124-127.
Popular physics lectures provide a 'translation' that bridges the gap between the specialized knowledge that formal scientific content is based on, and the audience's informal prior…
  
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L. Mayhew and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 155-158.
We describe the University of Colorado Partnerships for Informal Science Education in the Community (PISEC) program in which university students participate in classroom and after…
  
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N. Finkelstein and L. Mayhew, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 19-22.
Research in physics education has demonstrated new tools and models for improving the understanding and engagement of traditional college students [1]. Building on this base, the…
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T. Moran and S. Van Hook, J. Coll. Sci. Teaching, 36 (1), 45-49 (2006).
A class centered on student design of experiments and peer review of the resulting reports is described. Thirteen students in an honors seminar section of an introductory physics…
  
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K. Walker and M. Dancy, PERC 2006 Proceedings, 137-140.
The Physics Resource Center (PRC) is a tutorial center offering supplemental instruction to all introductory level physics students. Physics students were surveyed to investigate and…
  
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K. Hayes and B. Frank, PERC 2015 Proceedings, 127-130.
Students rarely develop school-prompted interest in science in ways that lead to out-of-school engagement. Existing research has highlighted that positive science identities foster…
  
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K. Hinko, J. Seneca, and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2014 Proceedings, 115-118.
Communicating to non-expert audiences about advanced physics topics and current research is an essential practice for physicists. Typical language used by physicists speaking to…
  
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R. Niederriter and K. Hinko, PERC 2013 Proceedings, 265-268.
Drawing on the NAS/NRC goals of identity and engagement, we construct a framework for promoting scientific identity through field trips and lab tours. Design of lab tours for the…
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