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written by Sarah B. McKagan
published by the American Association of Physics Teachers
PhysPort supports physics faculty in implementing research-based teaching practices in their classrooms, by providing expert recommendations about teaching methods, assessments, and results from physics education research (PER). A goal of this service is to synthesize and translate the important results of PER for use in the classroom.

PhysPort includes teaching and course recommendations from experts, guides to research-validated curricula, a database of learning assessment tools, and a tool to analyze this assessment data.
Editor's Note: The Physics Education Research (PER) community has been at the forefront of cognitive research into how people learn science and specific methodologies associated with successful classroom implementation of evidence-based best practice. The guidebook is well organized so that non-researchers can quickly and easily locate materials applicable to their particular student constituencies. Highly recommended.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Foundations
- Assessment
Education Practices
- Active Learning
- Learning Environment
- Pedagogy
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Upper Undergraduate
- Professional Development
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Best practice
= Instructor Guide/Manual
- Reference Material
= Bibliography
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Assessment
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© 2011 American Association of Physics Teachers
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Keywords:
PER Users Guide, PERUG, instructional methods, pedagogy, user's guide
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Metadata instance created March 5, 2013 by Bruce Mason
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June 23, 2015 by Bruce Mason
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