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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 2018

Aug 01, 2018 - Aug 02, 2018 in Washington, DC
AAPT and the PER Topical Group event

PERC 2018 will be held August 1-2, 2018 in Washington, DC.  The theme will be "Having Wonderful Ideas: Connecting the Content, Outcomes, and Pedagogies of Physics."

FFPER: Puget Sound 2018

Jun 16, 2018 - Jun 19, 2018 in North Cascades Environmental Learning Center

The fourth FFPERPS (Foundations and Frontiers of Physics Education Research: Puget Sound) conference will be held June 16-19, 2018 at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center about 60 miles east of Burlington, WA.

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."

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