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Educators explore innovative "theater" as a way to learn physics - Jul 23, 2013

New press release:  In a study released this week, education researchers found that personifying energy allowed students to grapple with difficult ideas about how energy works.

published by PERG

PERC 2013 Abstract Submission is open - May 01, 2013

Invited abstracts are due by May 24. Contributed abstracts are due by May 31.

Lillian McDermott Named 2013 Melba Newell Phillips Medal Awardee - Feb 26, 2013

Dr. Lillian Christie McDermott is being recognized for her leadership and contributions in PER with the 2013 Melba Newell Phillips Medal.

published by AAPT

Getting Started with Quantitative Methods in Physics Education Research released - Jan 25, 2013

In the newest issue of Volume 2 of Reviews in PER, Lin Ding and Xiufeng Liu provide a brief overview of three commonly used quantitative research methods: descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and measurement instrument development and validation.

published by American Association of Physics Teachers

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