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American Journal of Physics
written by Eugenia Etkina
This article is a written version of my acceptance speech upon receiving the Millikan Medal at the 2014 Summer AAPT meeting. In the talk I shared an approach to learning and teaching physics that engages students learning introductory physics in the processes that physicists use to construct physics concepts, physical quantities, and equations, as well as to solve problems. This article describes the origins of the method, its characteristic features, research on its implementation, and available resources.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 83, Issue 8, Pages 669-679
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Education - Applied Research
- Learning Environment
Education - Basic Research
- Problem Solving
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- Teacher Characteristics
= Content Knowledge
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© 2015 American Association of Physics Teachers
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10.1119/1.4923432
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Metadata instance created April 5, 2016 by Sarah Keffer
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May 30, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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August 1, 2015
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E. Etkina, Am. J. Phys. 83 (8), 669 (2015), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4923432).
AJP/PRST-PER
E. Etkina, Millikan award lecture: Students of physics—Listeners, observers, or collaborative participants in physics scientific practices?, Am. J. Phys. 83 (8), 669 (2015), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4923432>.
APA Format
Etkina, E. (2015, August 1). Millikan award lecture: Students of physics—Listeners, observers, or collaborative participants in physics scientific practices?. Am. J. Phys., 83(8), 669-679. Retrieved June 4, 2020, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4923432
Chicago Format
Etkina, Eugenia. "Millikan award lecture: Students of physics—Listeners, observers, or collaborative participants in physics scientific practices?." Am. J. Phys. 83, no. 8, (August 1, 2015): 669-679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4923432 (accessed 4 June 2020).
MLA Format
Etkina, Eugenia. "Millikan award lecture: Students of physics—Listeners, observers, or collaborative participants in physics scientific practices?." Am. J. Phys. 83.8 (2015): 669-679. 4 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4923432>.
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