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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…
  
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K. Tobin, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 50-52.
This paper describes how the uses of cogenerative dialogue can afford the creation of learning communities in which difference is respected and regarded as a resource for advancing…
  
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K. Scantlebury, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 46-49.
Professional development programs promoting inquiry-based teaching are challenged with providing teachers content knowledge and using pedagogical approaches that model standards…
  
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R. Gutierrez, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 23-25.
This article draws on Latina/Latino studies to offer physics education a potential framework for reconceptualizing the “knowledge” teachers will need to engage marginalized students.…
  
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D. Demaree, S. Allie, M. Low, and J. Taylor, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 107-110.
The majority of “special access” students at the University of Cape Town are second language English speakers for whom reading the physics textbook is daunting. As a strategy to…
  
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G. Zavala and H. Alarcon, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 231-234.
A modified version of the Conceptual Survey of Electricity and Magnetism (CSEM) is regularly administered to students at the beginning of the semester as a pretest and at the end of…
  
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E. Cohen, A. Mason, C. Singh, and E. Yerushalmi, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 99-102.
“Self-diagnosis tasks” aim at fostering diagnostic behavior by explicitly requiring students to present diagnosis as part of the activity of reviewing their problem solutions. We…
  
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L. Wells, R. Valenzuela, E. Brewe, L. Kramer, G. O'Brien, and E. Zamalloa, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 227-230.
We report results from a study of pre and post assessments of students enrolled in reformed and non-reformed introductory physics laboratories. This study assesses the impact of…
  
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A. Warren, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 219-222.
An ongoing study of the structure, function, and evolution of individual activity within lab groups is introduced. This study makes extensive use of techniques from social network…
  
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S. Chasteen and S. Pollock, PERC 2008 Proceedings, 91-94.
We transformed an upper-division electricity and magnetism course for physics and engineering majors using principles of active engagement and learning theory. The teaching practices…
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