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Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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D. Rosengrant, A. Van Heuvelen, and E. Etkina, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (1), 010108 (2009).
Physics education literature recommends using multiple representations to help students understand concepts and solve problems. However, there is little research concerning why…
  
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D. Schwartz, J. Educ. Psychol., 103 (4), 759-775 (2011).
Being told procedures and concepts before problem solving can inadvertently undermine the learning of deep structures in physics. If students do not learn the underlying structure of…
  
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At the 2011 Foundations and Frontiers PER Conference, a subgroup of attendees developed a list of Selected Readings for PER. The Selected Readings are a compilation of…
  
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Publisher: Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
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This telecollaborative project is designed to provide students in grades 9-12 with an orientation to systems engineering concepts. Through guided activities students will…
  
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The NEED Project is a national initiative to bring innovative curriculum materials in energy education to teachers and learners from the primary grades through college. At the core…
  
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N. Finkelstein, W. Adams, C. Keller, K. Perkins, C. Wieman, and PhET, J. Online Learn. & Teaching, 2 (3), 12 (2006).
This paper introduces a suite of computer simulations from the Physics Education Technology (PhET) project, identifies features of these educational tools, and demonstrates their…
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L. Hsu, E. Brewe, T. Foster, and K. Harper, Am. J. Phys., 72 (9), 1147-1156 (2004).
This Resource Letter provides a guide to the literature on research in problem solving, especially in physics. The references were compiled with two audiences in mind: physicists who…
  
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This collection from the UK's Institute of Physics presents findings from academic literature about the varied ideas young people have regarding processes in the physical world. It…
  
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This page from the Institute of Physics provides resources developed specifically to address secondary students' difficulties in understanding how magnetic field is related to…
  
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This page from the Institute of Physics provides two tutorials and one lab designed to specifically address students' difficulties in understanding magnetic effects in terms of…
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