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B. Ambrose
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B. Ambrose, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 3-6.
Ongoing research in physics education has demonstrated that physics majors often do not develop a working knowledge of basic concepts in mechanics, even after standard instruction in…
  
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B. Akarsu
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The purposes of the current study were to study the potential solutions of the common learning difficulties, insufficient teaching techniques and other significant instructional or…
  
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G. Lee, J. Shin, J. Park, S. Song, Y. Kim, and L. Bao
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G. Lee, J. Shin, J. Park, S. Song, Y. Kim, and L. Bao, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 165-168.
There are two somewhat independent research traditions, which converge to suggest a form of students' knowledge: alternative conceptions and mental models. However we have little…
Concerning Scientific Discourse about Heat  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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D. Brookes, G. Horton, A. Heuvelen, and E. Etkina
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D. Brookes, G. Horton, A. Heuvelen, and E. Etkina, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 149-152.
We aim to examine communication in physics from a linguistic perspective and suggest a theoretical viewpoint that may enable us to explain and understand many physics students'…
  
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C. Henderson and M. Dancy
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C. Henderson and M. Dancy, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 109-112.
This paper presents the preliminary results of interviews with four thoughtful senior faculty who are not part of the Physics Education Research (PER) community. The interviews…
  
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M. Loverude
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M. Loverude, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 77-80.
We have been investigating student understanding of energy concepts in the context of introductory courses for non-science majors as well as those for science and engineering majors.…
  
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A. Allbaugh
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A. Allbaugh, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 73-76.
Evidence is presented to suggest a misconception concerning motion of an object when acted upon by a force that decreases with distance such as Coulomb's Law. This evidence was…
Probing Students' Epistemologies Using Split Tasks  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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T. McCaskey and A. Elby
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T. McCaskey and A. Elby, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 57-60.
Do students really believe the physical principles they learn in class? To explore this question, we gave an FCI "split" task in which students indicated the answers they think a…
  
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P. Barniol and G. Zavala
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P. Barniol and G. Zavala, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 85-88.
In this paper, we investigate common preconceptions that Mexican university students have with the concept of direction of a vector. Students entering a large private Mexican…
Students’ Understanding of Stern Gerlach Experiment  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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G. Zhu and C. Singh
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G. Zhu and C. Singh, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 309-312.
The Stern Gerlach experiment has played a central role in the discovery of spin angular momentum and it has also played a pivotal role in elucidating foundational issues in quantum…
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