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Physics Education
written by Ricardo Trumper and Paul Gorsky
Examines student teachers' understanding of the concept of force using a two-part written questionnaire. Findings indicate that there is a serious discrepancy between student teachers' understanding of force and the accepted scientific view. Contains 20 references.
Physics Education: Volume 31, Issue 4, Pages 227-236
Subjects ADS Supplements Resource Types
Education Foundations
- Alternative Conceptions
Education Practices
- Teacher Preparation
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Reference Material
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- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Educators
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© 1996 Institute of Physics
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10.1088/0031-9120/31/4/021
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Keywords:
Alternative Conceptions, Force, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Israel, Misconceptions, Physics, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Teachers, Scientific Concepts
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Metadata instance created July 14, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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September 21, 2009 by John Stewart
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July 1, 1996
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R. Trumper and P. Gorsky, Phys. Educ. 31 (4), 227 (1996), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/31/4/021).
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R. Trumper and P. Gorsky, A cross-college age study about physics students' conceptions of force in pre-service training for high school teachers Phys. Educ. 31 (4), 227 (1996), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/31/4/021>.
APA Format
Trumper, R., & Gorsky, P. (1996, July 1). A cross-college age study about physics students' conceptions of force in pre-service training for high school teachers. Phys. Educ., 31(4), 227-236. Retrieved August 1, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/31/4/021
Chicago Format
Trumper, Ricardo, and Paul Gorsky. "A cross-college age study about physics students' conceptions of force in pre-service training for high school teachers." Phys. Educ. 31, no. 4, (July 1, 1996): 227-236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/31/4/021 (accessed 1 August 2014).
MLA Format
Trumper, Ricardo, and Paul Gorsky. "A cross-college age study about physics students' conceptions of force in pre-service training for high school teachers." Phys. Educ. 31.4 (1996): 227-236. 1 Aug. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/31/4/021>.
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