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Evolution of Theoretical Perspectives in My Research  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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V. Otero
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V. Otero, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 35-38.
Over the past 10 years I have been using socio-cultural theoretical perspectives to understand how people learn physics in a highly interactive, inquiry-based physics course such as…
  
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Editors: M. Vicentini and E. Sassi; Publisher: International Commission of Physics Education
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This online book is the second volume in a series to make available the results of Physics Education Research worldwide to those involved in physics education. This volume is…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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L. Kost, S. Pollock, and N. Finkelstein, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (1), 010101 (2009).
Previous research [S. J. Pollock et al., Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 3, 1 (2007)] showed that despite the use of interactive engagement techniques, the gap in performance between…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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G. Kortemeyer, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (1), 010107 (2009).
The two genders make different use of being allowed multiple tries to solve online homework problems: male students frequently attempt to immediately solve the problem, while female…
  
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M. McKinnon and W. Potter
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M. McKinnon and W. Potter, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 129-132.
In the UC Davis introductory physics course for life science majors, variations in lab activity instructions were introduced to investigate their influence on gender performance…
Transfer of Learning through Gender and Ethnicity  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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A. Calder and E. West
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A. Calder and E. West, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 39-41.
This brief report compared the performance by gender and ethnicity of 6720 students in an introductory course for the life science majors: Physics 7A and 7B. We compared performance…
Computer simulations to classrooms: Tools for change  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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N. Podolefsky, K. Perkins, and W. Adams
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N. Podolefsky, K. Perkins, and W. Adams, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 233-236.
This paper situates PhET computer simulations (sims) in a socio-cultural-historical context. Sims are cultural tools designed to embody certain norms and practices of the physics…
  
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L. Kost, S. Pollock, and N. Finkelstein
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L. Kost, S. Pollock, and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 177-180.
Prior research has shown, at our institution: 1) males outperform females on conceptual assessments (a gender gap), 2) the gender gap persists despite the use of research-based…
  
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P. Kohl and V. Kuo
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P. Kohl and V. Kuo, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 173-176.
Prior work has characterized the gender gaps present in college-level introductory physics courses. Such work has also shown that research-based interactive engagement techniques can…
  
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T. Antimirova, A. Noack, and M. Milner-Bolotin
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T. Antimirova, A. Noack, and M. Milner-Bolotin, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 77-80.
Hundreds of students are required to take introductory physics each year at our mid-size Canadian university. These students enter the course with diverse educational histories and…
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