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A. Ambrosis, P. Mascheretti, and L. Borghi, Phys. Educ., 38 (1), 41-46 (2003).
The research reported here focuses on links between teachers' comprehension of the underlying physics and their development of educational strategies for classroom work during…
  
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K. Koenig and R. Endorf
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K. Koenig and R. Endorf, PERC 2003 Proceedings, 161-164.
Many students are not prepared for college physics and therefore perform poorly. This becomes a problem when students must pass physics as part of course requirements for their…
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 (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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V. Kuo
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One commonly stated instructor goal for an introductory calculus-based physics course is to improve students’ problem solving skills. There is, however, a growing body of research…
  
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N. Fisher
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The relative apparent difficulty of physics concepts at 11th and 12th grade level was examined using a questionnaire survey addressed to all physics teachers within the providence of…
  
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G. Lee and L. Bao
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G. Lee and L. Bao, PERC 2001 Proceedings.
This study describes graduate and undergraduate students’ views on learning and teaching physics. We conducted this research with thirteen junior-level graduate students and four…
Rethinking Tools for Training Teaching Assistants  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Singh, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 59-62.
The ability to categorize problems is a measure of expertise in a domain. In order to help students learn effectively, instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) should have…
  
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E. Seung
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This study investigated how graduate physics teaching assistants (TAs) develop professional knowledge for teaching the undergraduate introductory physics curriculum, Matter and…
  
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R. Goertzen, R. Scherr, and A. Elby
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R. Goertzen, R. Scherr, and A. Elby, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 119-122.
Before we can develop effective, research-based professional development programs for graduate student physics TAs, we must first identify their current classroom practices and why…
Pedagogical content knowledge needed to teach physics  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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E. Etkina, 2009 PhysTEC Conference (2009).
In this workshop the participants will learn about the concept of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and how this concept relates to the preparation of physics teachers. PCK is what…