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American Journal of Physics
written by J. Bowden, G. Dall'Alba, E. Martin, D. Laurillard, F. Marton, and G. Masters
Student understanding of fundamental concepts in kinematics has been explored using the phenomenographic research method. University and high school physics students were interviewed and their understandings of displacement, velocity, and frames of reference have been analyzed in particular problem contexts. Results: There is a need for teachers to focus on the nature of student understanding in specific contexts using questions that require qualitative explanation by students.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 262-269
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© 1992 American Association of Physics Teachers
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10.1119/1.16907
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EDUCATION, KINEMATICS, MECHANICS, PER, physics education research, reference frames
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J. Bowden, G. Dall'Alba, E. Martin, D. Laurillard, F. Marton, and G. Masters, Am. J. Phys. 60 (3), 262 (1992), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.16907).
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J. Bowden, G. Dall'Alba, E. Martin, D. Laurillard, F. Marton, and G. Masters, Displacement, velocity, and frames of reference: Students' understanding and some implications for teaching and assessment, Am. J. Phys. 60 (3), 262 (1992), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.16907>.
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Bowden, J., Dall'Alba, G., Martin, E., Laurillard, D., Marton, F., & Masters, G. (1992, March 1). Displacement, velocity, and frames of reference: Students' understanding and some implications for teaching and assessment. Am. J. Phys., 60(3), 262-269. Retrieved December 18, 2017, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.16907
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Bowden, J, G. Dall'Alba, E. Martin, D. Laurillard, F. Marton, and G. Masters. "Displacement, velocity, and frames of reference: Students' understanding and some implications for teaching and assessment." Am. J. Phys. 60, no. 3, (March 1, 1992): 262-269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.16907 (accessed 18 December 2017).
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Bowden, J., G. Dall'Alba, E. Martin, D. Laurillard, F. Marton, and G. Masters. "Displacement, velocity, and frames of reference: Students' understanding and some implications for teaching and assessment." Am. J. Phys. 60.3 (1992): 262-269. 18 Dec. 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.16907>.
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