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The Modeling Instruction Program's approach to curriculum design and teaching methodology has been guided by a Modeling Theory of Physics Instruction, the focus of an educational research program directed by Prof. David Hestenes.  Six-week pilot workshops during the summers of 1990-91 were found to exert a powerful influence on the teaching behavior of participants. This experience provides the foundation for the current nationwide program of Leadership Workshops.
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Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Graduate/Professional
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Course
= Curriculum
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Lecture/Presentation
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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