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Abstract Title: Thinking in Physics -- a book about teaching
Abstract: This presentation describes features of a book just published by Pearson as part if its Educational Innovation Series.  Thinking in Physics is a new curriculum designed to reach more of those students who have the greatest difficulty learning physics. The book provides evidence that students' reasoning ability is strongly related to their learning in physics and describes ways for students to improve their reasoning and to achieve a better understanding of basic principles of physics.
Abstract Type: Contributed Poster Presentation

Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: Vincent Coletta
Dept. of Physics, Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 310-338-7352