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Cognitive Development at the Middle-Division Level  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Manogue and E. Gire
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C. Manogue and E. Gire, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 19-22.
One of the primary goals, as students transition from the lower-division to upper-division courses is to facilitate the cognitive development needed for work as a physicist. The…
  
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Editors: M. Vicentini and E. Sassi; Publisher: International Commission of Physics Education
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This online book is the second volume in a series to make available the results of Physics Education Research worldwide to those involved in physics education. This volume is…
  
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S. Chasteen; Publishers: Science Education Initiative at the University of Colorado and Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative
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The page houses a suite of short videos giving an inside look at the use of clickers in the classroom and student opinions about their use. The videos are each 5-15 minutes long and…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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C. Turpen and N. Finkelstein, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (2), 020101 (2009).
While educational reforms in introductory physics are becoming more widespread, how these reforms are implemented is less well understood. This paper examines the variation in…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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L. Ding and R. Beichner, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (2), 020103 (2009).
This paper introduces five commonly used approaches to analyzing multiple-choice test data. They are classical test theory, factor analysis, cluster analysis, item response theory,…
  
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X. Zou
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X. Zou, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 212-215.
To help students develop the scientific abilities desired in the 21st century workplace, four different types of student design tasks—observation, verification, application, and…
  
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J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann
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J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 208-211.
Research has shown that students have difficulties with vectors in college introductory physics courses and high school physics courses; furthermore, students have been shown to…
Understanding How Physics Faculty Use Peer Instruction  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Turpen and N. Finkelstein
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C. Turpen and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 204-207.
We investigate how the use of physics education research tools is spreading throughout faculty practice and examine efforts to sustain the use of these practices. We specifically…
Symbols: Weapons of Math Destruction  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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E. Torigoe and G. Gladding
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E. Torigoe and G. Gladding, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 200-203.
This paper is part of an ongoing investigation of how students use and understand mathematics in introductory physics. Our previous research [1] revealed that differences in score as…
Effect of Misconception on Transfer in Problem Solving  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Singh, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 196-199.
We examine the effect of misconceptions about friction on students' ability to solve problems and transfer from one context to another. We analyze written responses to paired…
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