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PERC 2014 Abstract Browse

The abstracts listed below were presented at the 2014 PER Conference. You may use the column headers to sort the list.

  Name Primary Contact Abstract Type
  Influence of Visual Cueing and Correctness Feedback on Students’ Reasoning during Problem Solving Agra, Elise Contributed Poster Presentation
  Describing Video Viewing Behavior in a Flipped Introductory Mechanics Course Aiken, John Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using the Tools of Online Analytics and Big Data in the On-­Campus Classroom Aiken, John M. Symposium Poster
  Training and Career Development of Physics Teaching Assistants Alicea-Muñoz, Emily Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ discussion: Does active learning facilitate responsiveness among peers? Alvarado, Carolina Contributed Poster Presentation
  Spatial Reasoning Ability and the Construction of Integrals in Physics Amos, Nathaniel Contributed Poster Presentation
  Online Hands-on Introductory Learning in a Flipped Classroom Context Ansell, Katherine Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ Spontaneous Application of Conservation Laws when Learning about Electron-Positron Annihilation Aryal, Bijaya Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student Reasoning About the Divergence of a Vector Field in Advanced Undergraduate Electromagnetism Astolfi, Cecilia Contributed Poster Presentation
  Prelecture Explorations Aubrecht, Gordon Contributed Poster Presentation
  Design and evaluation of a natural language tutor for force and motion Badeau, Ryan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Test of Understanding of Vectors (TUV): Classification of the most frequent incorrect answers Barniol, Pablo Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Experiences of Women in Post Graduate Physics and Astronomy Programs: The Roles of Support, Career Goals, and Gendered Experiences Barthelemy, Ramon Contributed Poster Presentation
  Understanding the Neural Correlates of Problem-Solving Across Multiple Cognitive Domains Bartley, Jessica E Contributed Poster Presentation
  Game-Based and Game-Informed Approaches to Physics Instruction Beatty, Ian D. Poster Symposium
  Pwning Level Bosses in MATLAB: Student Reactions to a Game-Inspired Computational Physics Course Beatty, Ian D. Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Model of Video Game Learning Dynamics to Inform Instructional Design Beatty, Ian D. Symposium Poster
  Aligning Grades to Learning Outcomes for Introductory Physics for Life Sciences Beverly, Nancy Contributed Poster Presentation
  “Tiered” iClicker Recitation Introductions and An Open-Ended Experiment Blasing, David Contributed Poster Presentation
  What Do Students Want? Small Group Instructional Diagnoses of STEM Faculty Blue, Jennifer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examination of Students' Ability to Interpret Data in Light of Prior Belief Bogdan, Abigail M. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Progressions of Student Laboratory Writing Skills Bonham, Scott Contributed Poster Presentation
  Creating digital lab reports - effects on student's skill development Bresges, André Symposium Poster
  Toward a coordination of social and cognitive networks Brewe, Eric Contributed Poster Presentation
  Computer games and learning: The power of analogy Brookes, David Symposium Poster
  Positioning and discussion in effective group interactions Brookes, David T. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing and Evaluating a Quantum Interactive Learning Tutorial (QuILT) on Larmor Precession of Spin Brown, Benjamin R. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Visual Schema for the Analysis of the Physics Core Burciaga, Juan R. Contributed Poster Presentation
  High School Students' Understandings and Representations of The Electric Field Cao, Ying Contributed Poster Presentation
  A/B Experiments, Machine Learning, and Psychometrics in MOOCs can Accelerate your PER Chen, Zhongzhou Symposium Poster
  Comparing Traditional and Studio Courses through FCI Gains and Losses Chini, Jacquelyn J. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Transitioning Introductory Physics at UNC Chapel Hill Churukian, Alice Symposium Poster
  Spanning Student Reasoning about P-V Diagrams in Physics and Engineering Clark, Jessica Contributed Poster Presentation
  Thinking in Physics -- a book about teaching Coletta, Vincent Contributed Poster Presentation
  Learning Assistant Identity Development: Is One Semester Enough? Conn, Jessica Contributed Poster Presentation
  Fostering positive cultural changes in college STEM departments Corbo, Joel C. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using MOOCs for Professional Training of In-­service Teachers Cormier, Dave Symposium Poster
  Students’ explanation of real-life situations in an inquiry-based general physics laboratory Corpuz, Edgar D. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Race and Gender and Leaving STEM: Preliminary Results of The Roots of STEM Project Dancy, Melissa Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Widely Disseminated, Discipline Crossing, Radical Reform: The SCALE-UP Story Dancy, Melissa Symposium Poster
  Student learning of critical circuits concepts in physics and engineering* De Bogart, Kevin L. Van Contributed Poster Presentation
  Quantum Interactive Learning Tutorial (QuILT) on Quantum Key Distribution DeVore, Seth Contributed Poster Presentation
  The intersection of learning design and game design: a robust strategy for creating an effective educational games Demaree, Dedra Symposium Poster
  Path analysis of causal factors on conceptual learning in introductory physics Ding, Lin Contributed Poster Presentation
  The relationship between centrality and student self-efficacy in an interactive introductory physics environment Dou, Remy Contributed Poster Presentation
  Rubric design for open-ended assessments: Example from students’ construction of differential equations Doughty, Leanne Contributed Poster Presentation
  Peer Evaluation of Video Lab Reports in a Blended Classroom Douglas, Scott Contributed Poster Presentation
  Peer Evaluation of Scientific Communication in a Blended Introductory Physics Course Douglas, Scott S. Symposium Poster
  Longitudinal Tracking of the STEM Teacher and Researcher Program Dounas-Frazer, Dimitri R. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examining Epistemological Beliefs in Undergraduate Thesis Writing Dowd, Jason E. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying blended ontologies for energy Dreyfus, Benjamin W. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigation of Students' Understanding of Electric Field Concepts and Problem-Solving Strategies Dubey, Archana Contributed Poster Presentation
  Apples and Oranges: Comparing a MOOC with a Standard Class Dubson, Michael Plenary
  Student Epistemologies in Project-based Learning Courses Duda, Gintaras Contributed Poster Presentation
  A metacognitive approach for professional development of experienced physics teachers Eldar, Osnat Contributed Poster Presentation
  LEAP: A Learner-centered Environment for Algebra-based Physics Engelhardt, Paula Symposium Poster
  Using CFAs in inquiry-based middle school science teaching Esswein, Jennifer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Technology and Instructional Reform in STEM Education: Beyond the Classroom Fairweather, James Plenary
  Flipped Physics Teaching Fencl, Heidi Roundtable Discussion
  Feeling a Vector: Using Embodied Learning to Explore Angular Momentum Fischer, Susan M. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Implementation and Adaption of SCALE-UP: A Case Study of Two Contrasting Universities Foote, Kathleen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Studying the Spread of Research-based Instructional Strategies: Rich Case Study of SCALE-UP Foote, Kathleen Symposium Poster
  Competency-Based Assessment: Goals and a Research Agenda Foster, Thomas Roundtable Discussion
  Assessing Future Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge in a Physics Class Fracchiolla, Claudia Contributed Poster Presentation
  Transformative Experiences and Conceptual Understanding of Force and Motion Frank, Brian W. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Assessing students’ problem-solving skills: Measuring the effect of an intervention Frodermann, Evan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student satisfaction and perceptions of instructor support in studio physics Gaffney, Jon D. H. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Explanatory coherence in an introductory physics for life scientists course Geller, Benjamin D. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Animated Illustrations, Multicoding and Multimodality - Finding critical factors for an effective information processing Girdwidz, Raimund Symposium Poster
  Learning with pictures, figures, graphs and text Girwidz, Raimund Symposium Poster
  Efficacy of "A-La-Carte" Research-Based Curricular Elements Goering, Kevin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating the Proposed Affordances and Limitations of the Substance Metaphor for Energy Goodhew, Lisa Contributed Poster Presentation
  Designing and investigating new ways of interactive whiteboard use in physics instruction Gregorcic, Bor Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using Intelligent Tutoring Systems in Physics Education within Latin-American Scenarios: Results from Learning Basic Electric Circuits Concepts Guzmán, Daniel Sánchez Contributed Poster Presentation
  Female Students' Persistence and Engagement in Physics: The Role of High School Experiences Hazari, Zahra Symposium Poster
  From Instructional Goals to Grading Practices: The Case of Graduate Students after One Semester of Teaching Experience Henderson, Charles Contributed Poster Presentation
  Instructional Goals and Research Methods in the International PER community: A GIREP Symposium Heron, Paula Poster Symposium
  Characterizing Scientific Creativity in an Afterschool Physics Program Hinko, Kathleen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examples Of Whole Class “Board” Meetings Overcoming Sharp Initial Disagreements Hinrichs, Brant Contributed Poster Presentation
  The impact of lab course learning goals on student attitudes about experimental physics Holmes, N.G. Contributed Poster Presentation
  The utility and prospects of computers coaching students in physics Hsu, Leon Roundtable Discussion
  Reconsidering an Epistemological Framing Explanation Hutchison, Paul Contributed Poster Presentation
  Validation of the Japanese translation of the Force Concept Inventory and preliminary data analysis on the effects of class instruction and gender Ishimoto, Michi Contributed Poster Presentation
  Measuring the effectiveness of collaborative group exams Ives, Joss Contributed Poster Presentation
  Pull, feel, and run: signs of learning in kinesthetic activities in physics Johannsen, Bjørn Friis Contributed Poster Presentation
  Game-ifying Scientific Concepts of Radioactivity Johnson, Andy Symposium Poster
  Examining Resources Expert Physicists Use To Understand Challenging Physics Problems Jones, Darrick Contributed Poster Presentation
  Optical microscopy as a context to facilitate learning in interdisciplinary students Jones, Dyan Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Web-based version of the FCI? Kelley, Patrick A. Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Case Study of a School District Assessment System and its Correlation with Student Performance in Physical Sciences Kelly, Angela Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Study of the Successful Propagation of Peer Instruction Khatri, Raina Contributed Poster Presentation
  Understanding Student Evaluations of Others' Problem-Solving Competency Kiefte, Anna Contributed Poster Presentation
  Studio at CSM: Intro Physics and Beyond Kohl, Patrick Symposium Poster
  Investigating the influence of visualization on student understanding of quantum superposition Kohnle, Antje Contributed Poster Presentation
  Assessment of student preparation for calculus-based mechanics Kress, Monika Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examining persistence of student intuitive reasoning approaches in introductory physics courses: The role of metacognition Kryjevskaia, Mila Contributed Poster Presentation
  Relating epistemology to enjoyment of PER-based discussion section activities Kuo, Eric Contributed Poster Presentation
  Reform expansion beyond a single classroom Kuo, H. Vincent Poster Symposium
  Learning: Two steps forward, one step back Lasry, Nathaniel Contributed Poster Presentation
  Magnetism 2.0: Concept and Evaluation of a Multimedia Learning Environment Laumann, Daniel Symposium Poster
  Measuring Change in Introductory Physics Courses with Three Dimensional Learning Analytics Laverty, James T. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring the role of metacognition in qualitative reasoning Le, Thanh K. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ Difficulties in Understanding The Explicative Model of DC simple circuits Leniz, Ane Contributed Poster Presentation
  Preparing students for research experiences through instructional labs in electronics Lewandowski, Heather Contributed Poster Presentation
  On the Road to Becoming a Physicist: Signposts and Detours Li, Sissi L. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Physics I MOOC – Educational Outcomes Lieberman, David Contributed Poster Presentation
  Peer Evaluations of Video Lab Reports in an Introductory Physics MOOC Lin, Shih-Yin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student Engagement with Online Resources in a Blended Introductory Physics Course Lin, Shih-Yin Symposium Poster
  Is it time to stop using the FCI: A Psychometric Argument Lindell, Rebecca S. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Discussing Underrepresentation as a Means to Increasing Female Physics Identity Lock, Robynne M. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Pedagogical Development of University Physics Students in Informal Learning Environments Madigan, Peter Contributed Poster Presentation
  Impact of Novel Technologies on High School Science Student Identity Mahadeo, Jonathan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring the gender gap in one department’s algebra-based physics course Majors, Twanelle Walker Contributed Poster Presentation
  Reverse Game Play as an Introduction to Scientific Reasoning Maloney, David P. Symposium Poster
  Performance of graduate students at identifying introductory students’ difficulties related to kinematics graphs Maries, Alexandru Contributed Poster Presentation
  Quantum Interactive Learning Tutorial (QuILT) on Quantum Eraser Marshman, Emily Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using IOLab to connect real-world experiences to controlled laboratory experiments Martell, Eric C. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Survey to Characterize Understanding of Measurement Uncertainty and Proportional Reasoning Marx, Jeffrey Contributed Poster Presentation
  Epistemic Impact on Group Problem Solving for Different Science Majors Mason, Andrew Contributed Poster Presentation
  Tethering Ethics to Academic Pursuit Mateycik, Frances Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Categorization of Sense-Makers in Introductory Mechanics Mathews, Brinkley Contributed Poster Presentation
  Enhancing student ownership of the exam preparation process McCaskey, Timothy Contributed Poster Presentation
  Promoting and assessing student metacognition in introductory physics McInerny, Alistair Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Impacts of Instructor and Student Gender on Student Performance in Introductory Modeling Instruction Courses McPadden, Daryl Symposium Poster
  Student Models of Weather, Climate, and Climate Change Mehta, Jignesh Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing formal thinking from phenomena exploration Michelini, Marisa Symposium Poster
  Training factors affecting improvement in student fluency with vector algebra Mikula, Brendon D Contributed Poster Presentation
  Learning About The Energy Of A Hurricane System Through An Estimation Epistemic Game Modir, Bahar Contributed Poster Presentation
  Decreasing Hand Occlusion On Touch-Screen Tablet Devices: Influencing Hand Orientation with Tablet Tilt Angle Moore, Emily B. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student use of an interactive simulation in a large-lecture setting: Analysis of students' simulation interactions, discussions, and perceptions Moore, Emily B. Symposium Poster
  Toward Better Physics Labs for Future Biologists: A NEXUS/Physics Lab Curriculum Moore, Kimberly Contributed Poster Presentation
  Beyond the Flipped Classroom: student-generated multimedia learning objects in a large introductory physics class Moosvi, Firas Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ participation in a physics class and its relationship to learning. Nainabasti, Binod Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparative Educational Outcomes from Three Introductory Physics Courses Olsen, Jack Contributed Poster Presentation
  Tutorials in Quantum Mechanics: Benefits to Students Regardless of Academic Performance Passante, Gina Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student Participation Observation Tool (SPOT): Map classroom participation and identify interactions linked to positive student outcomes Paul, Cassandra Contributed Poster Presentation
  Is it Disadvantageous to Teach Forces First in Mechanics? Pawl, Andrew Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring students’ use of visual representations in introductory electromagnetism Pawlak, Alanna Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examining the use of PhET interactive simulations in US classrooms Perkins, Katherine Contributed Poster Presentation
  An episode of disciplinary engagement during an interactive lecture Phillips, Anna McLean Contributed Poster Presentation
  Project laboratory for beginning physics majors: Think like a physicist from the start Planinsic, Gorazd Symposium Poster
  Using the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model to Develop Educational Learning Modules: An Example from Statics Polo, Francesca G. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Survey of Student Characteristics in Studio-mode Classrooms at a Large Research University: Demographics Pond, Jarrad Contributed Poster Presentation
  Gender issues in introductory physics: Recruitment, performance, and retention Potvin, Geoff Poster Symposium
  Exposure to underrepresentation discussion: The impacts on women's attitudes and identities Potvin, Geoff Symposium Poster
  Developing and assessing an online version of the PET curriculum Price, Edward Contributed Poster Presentation
  There is Learning in MOOCs - What Causes It? Pritchard, David Symposium Poster
  An Effective Teaching/Learning Intervention On Time Dilation Effect and Relativistic Dynamics Pugliese, Emanuele Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating Access to and Attitudes toward Programming in a Physics Camp Quan, Gina M. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Correlations Between Math Background and Class Performance in Conceptual Physics Raschke, Lynne Contributed Poster Presentation
  From Reformed Blended Course to MOOC Rayyan, Saif Symposium Poster
  Creating a Resource for Faculty: Assessment Implementation Guides Richards, Jaime E Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Long Term Impacts of Modeling Physics: The Performance of Men and Women in Follow-on Upper Level Physics Courses Rodriguez, Idaykis Symposium Poster
  Identifying and supporting children's narrative reasoning about physical phenomena Rodriguez-Costacamps, Laura Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing student ability to reason with multiple variables for graphed vs. non-graphed information. Rosenblatt, Rebecca Contributed Poster Presentation
  Eye-Tracking Student Attention: A Case-Study On An ADD Student Rosengrant, David Contributed Poster Presentation
  Experts' understanding of partial derivatives using the Partial Derivative Machine Roundy, David Contributed Poster Presentation
  Ongoing Validation of an Upper-division Electrodynamics Conceptual Assessment Tool Ryan, Qing Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigations of spin first instructional approach in teaching quantum mechancis Sadaghiani, Homeyra Contributed Poster Presentation
  eTALK Results: In-Depth Study of Synchronous Distance Labs Sams, William Contributed Poster Presentation
  Designing and Refining Physics for Biologists: The Scaling Up Process Sawtelle, Vashti Contributed Poster Presentation
  Getting Involved in Online PER Schatz, Michael F. Poster Symposium
  Flipping/Blending a Physics Course Using MOOC Content: Real World Examples Schatz, Michael F. Symposium Poster
  Meta-analysis of Teaching Methods on the FCI and FMCE Schenk, Edward W Contributed Poster Presentation
  Periscope: Looking into learning in best-practices physics classrooms Scherr, Rachel E. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Quantifying changes in school teachers’ practices Schmitt, Bill Contributed Poster Presentation
  Interdisciplinary Affinity: Definitions and Connections to Physics Identity Scott, Tyler D. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Aspects of Factor Analysis Applied to the Force Concept Inventory Semak, Matthew R. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Use of Scientific Language by University Physics Students Communicating to the Public Seneca, Jordan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Progress in Easy-to-use 3D Programming Environments Sherwood, Bruce Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing and Evaluating a Quantum Interactive Learning Tutorial on Mach Zehnder Interferometer with Single Photons Singh, Chandralekha Contributed Poster Presentation
  Vector Addition in Different Contexts Southey, Philip Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Effect of Online Lecture on Performance in a Physics Class Stewart, John Contributed Poster Presentation
  A methodology for characterizing student engagement in consensus discussions Suarez, Enrique Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparison between two active methodologies for learning basic electric circuit’s concepts: demonstrative experiments and interactive simulations. Tavares, Diana López Contributed Poster Presentation
  Opening modern research experiments to undergraduate students with Simulated Interactive Research Experiments (SIRE) Tomandl, Mathias Contributed Poster Presentation
  Re-examining the Meaning of Flipped Classroom in Physics Education in Japan Tosa, Sachiko Contributed Poster Presentation
  Research-based Reform: Faculty as Change Agents in Multiple Departments Traxler, Adrienne Symposium Poster
  Multiple representations and epistemic games in introductory physics exam solutions Traxler, Adrienne L. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using technology to enhance physics teaching: Research-based technology innovations Van Dusen, Ben Poster Symposium
  Blurring the Boundary Between Physics Problem Solving and Students' Peer Cultural Practices Van Dusen, Ben Symposium Poster
  High school science experiences associated to mastery orientation towards learning Velez, Katrina Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ use of prior knowledge and metacognitive skills when reading a passage about pressure and density Von Korff, Joshua Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Taxonomy of Student Conceptions about Buoyancy Wagner, DJ Contributed Poster Presentation
  Raising Calculus to the Surface in Physics: Explorations using Surfaces Wangberg, Aaron Workshop
  Making sense of multivariable settings: Discovering Geometric Reasoning with Tangible Surfaces Wangberg, Aaron Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Role of Student Reflection in Project-based Learning Physics Courses Ward, Kristina Contributed Poster Presentation
  Online, interactive learning modules for undergraduate physics Wegener, Margaret J. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying student difficulties with solving multiple-concept problems White, Daniel R. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Uncovering Long-Term Trends in Students' Engagement with Online Homework Wiegert, Craig Contributed Poster Presentation
  Upper-division Student Difficulties with the Dirac Delta Function Wilcox, Bethany R. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Implementing Lecture-Tutorial Exercises in an Introductory Astronomy Course Williams, Eric A. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Conceptualizing children’s kinetic and potential energy discourse as narratives Winters, Victoria Contributed Poster Presentation
  It's "Just Math": A New Epistemic Frame Wolf, Steven Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing and Assessing Scientific Reasoning in Introductory Physics Lab Wood, Krista E. Contributed Poster Presentation
  Effect of Training on Students’ Reasoning Patterns on Conceptual Physics Problems Wu, Xian Contributed Poster Presentation
  Children’s Communication Practices in an Informal Physics Program Wulf, Rosemary Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Study of Informal Learning Communities: A Tale of Two Physics Courses Yang, Yuehai Contributed Poster Presentation
  From Instructional Goals to Grading Practices: The Case of Graduate Students Beginning their Teaching Assignment Yerushalmi, Edit Contributed Poster Presentation
  Teaching Fluids to IPLS Students via a Multiple-Scale Model and Mechanisms Young, Dan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Teachers’ Experiences of Nanoscale Phenomena through the Sense of Touch: An Exploratory Study of the Use of an AFM Visuohaptic Simulation Yuksel, Tugba Contributed Poster Presentation
  Assessing High School Teachers’ Attitudes in a Scientific Literacy Course Zavala, Genaro Contributed Poster Presentation
  3rd year university physics students’ reasoning on physical information encoded in quantum state at a point in time Zuccarini, Giacomo Contributed Poster Presentation
  The process of an iterative design of a teaching learning sequence on electromagnetic induction Zuza, Kristina Symposium Poster
  Making models of measurement tools: Examples from think-aloud student interviews Zwickl, Benjamin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Revealing differences between curricula using the Colorado Upper-Division Electrostatics Diagnostic Zwolak, Justyna P. Contributed Poster Presentation