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Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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R. Goertzen, R. Scherr, and A. Elby, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 6 (1), 010105 (2010).
As part of a long-term program to develop effective, research-based professional development programs for physics graduate student teaching assistants (TAs), we first identify their…
  
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Although TAs are responsible for a significant portion of students' instruction at many universities, science TAs and their teaching have not been the focus of a significant amount…
  
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Each year, the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) solicits nominations for the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. Any college or university department chair may…
  
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Many educators understand that lectures are cost effective but not learning efficient, so continue to search for ways to increase active student participation in this traditionally…
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R. Goertzen, R. Scherr, and A. Elby, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 6 (2), 020125 (2010).
Effective physics instruction benefits from respecting the physics ideas that introductory students bring into the classroom. We argue that it is similarly beneficial to respect the…
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E. Etkina, A. Warren, and M. Gentile, Phys. Teach., 44 (1), 34-39 (2006).
The word modeling is becoming more and more common in physics, chemistry, and general science instruction. In physics, students learn models of the solar system, light, and atom. In…
  
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J. Mader and M. Winn
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This handbook is designed to help the new teacher, or teachers new to physics, get started in their classes. Each chapter covers a specific physics or pedagogy topic with a short…
  
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E. Etkina and A. Van Heuvelen; Editors: E. Redish and P. Cooney; Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers, Rev. PER, 1 (1) (2007).
This chapter from Volume 1 of "Research-Based Reform of University Physics" describes an interactive method of teaching, Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE), that helps…
  
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C. Crouch, J. Watkins, A. Fagen, and E. Mazur; Editors: E. Redish and P. Cooney; Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers, Rev. PER, 1 (1) (2007).
The chapter from Volume 1 of "Research-Based Reform of University Physics" presents the background, design, and impact of Peer Instruction. Peer Instruction is an instructional…
  
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This web page is a brief overview of the concepts behind Peer Instruction, an interactive engagement approach to large lecture classes. It includes links to recent research and…
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