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PERC 2013 Proceedings Paper Award - finalists and winner
The winner of the 2013 PERC Proceedings Paper Award is Content knowledge for teaching energy: An example from middle-school physical science.

Finalist papers included: Students' dynamic geometric reasoning about quantum spin-1/2 states and Development and results from a survey on students' views of experiments in lab classes and research.
published by PERLOC on January 30, 2014
Educators explore innovative "theater" as a way to learn physics
New press release:  In a study released this week, education researchers found that personifying energy allowed students to grapple with difficult ideas about how energy works.
published by PERG on July 23, 2013
PERC 2013 Abstract Submission is open
Invited abstracts are due by May 24. Contributed abstracts are due by May 31.
published on May 1, 2013

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Past Events

Physics Education Research Conference 2017

Jul 26, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH
AAPT and the PER Topical Group event

PERC 2017 will be held July 26-27, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH.  The theme will be "Mathematization and Physics Education Research."

Physics Education Research Conference 2016

Jul 20, 2016 - Jul 21, 2015 in Sacramento, CA
AAPT and the PER Topical Group event

PERC 2016 will be held July 20-21, 2016 in Sacramento, CA.  The theme will be "A Methodological Approach to PER."

FFPER: Puget Sound 2016

Jun 16, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016 in North Cascades Environmental Learning Center

The third FFPERPS (Foundations and Frontiers of Physics Education Research: Puget Sound) conference will be held June 16-19, 2016 at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center in Diablo, WA.

Physics Education Research Conference 2015

Jul 29, 2015 - Jul 30, 2015 in College Park, MD
AAPT and the PER Topical Group event

PERC 2015 will be held July 29-30, 2015 in College Park, MD.  The theme will be "Critical examination of laboratory-centered instruction and experimental research in physics education."

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