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Skill with different representations and multiple representations is highly valued in physics, and prior work has shown that novice physics students can struggle with the…
Modeling Applied to Problem Solving  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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A. Pawl, A. Barrantes, and D. Pritchard
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A. Pawl, A. Barrantes, and D. Pritchard, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 51-54.
We describe a modeling approach to help students learn expert problem solving. Models are used to present and hierarchically organize the syllabus content and apply it to problem…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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C. Ogilvie, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (2), 020102 (2009).
Most students struggle when faced with complex and open-ended tasks because the strategies taught in schools and universities simply require ?nding and applying the correct formulae…
  
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The purpose of this research was to produce a problem solving evaluation tool for physics. To do this it was necessary to gain a thorough understanding of how students solve…
  
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P. Kohl and N. Finkelstein
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P. Kohl and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 121-124.
Student problem-solving ability appears to be tied to the representational format of the problem (math, pictorial, graphical, verbal). In a study of a 367-student algebra-based…
  
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D. Rosengrant, C. Thomson, and T. Mzoughi
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D. Rosengrant, C. Thomson, and T. Mzoughi, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 249-252.
In order to help introductory physics students understand and learn to solve problems with circuits, we must first understand how they differ from experts. This preliminary study…
  
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D. Nguyen and N. Rebello
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D. Nguyen and N. Rebello, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 221-224.
Studies indicate that the use of multiple representations in teaching helps students become better problem solvers. We report on a study to investigate students’ difficulties with…
  
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F. Mateycik, D. Jonassen, and N. Rebello
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F. Mateycik, D. Jonassen, and N. Rebello, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 201-204.
Case-reuse strategies involve extracting the conceptual schema from previous cases and adapting them to new problems. Recognizing the deep structure differences and similarities…
Assessment of Student Problem Solving Processes  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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J. Docktor and K. Heller, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 133-136.
Problem solving is a complex process important both in itself and as a tool for learning physics. Currently there is no standard way to measure problem solving that is independent of…
  
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Problem solving is a complex process that is important for everyday life and crucial for learning physics. Although there is a great deal of effort to improve student problem solving…
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