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Abstract Title: Modeling Instruction curriculum and pedagogy: what is exposed and what is hidden within the 'hidden curriculum'
Abstract: No instruction is free from the 'hidden curriculum.'  Modeling Instruction developed to explicitly uncover the underlying physical models hidden in a standard physics curriculum. Associated with this curricular reform is a pedagogical reform that enacts the epistemological belief system that Modeling is the central process in science.  As with all belief systems, Modeling embeds features in the instructional practice that are 'hidden'.  In this poster, we consider the implications of exposing elements from the hidden curriculum by focusing through Modeling Instruction, and also what has been hidden by implementing a curriculum and pedagogy with a modeling epistemological foundation.
Abstract Type: Targeted Poster
Targeted Session: Taking Responsibility for the Hidden Curriculum: Practices and Challenges in addressing the broader goals in physics education

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Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: Eric Brewe
Florida International University
and Co-Presenter(s)
Laird H. Kramer, George E. O'Brien
Florida International University