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M. Kustusch - Thesis
Students in introductory physics struggle with vector algebra and cross product direction (CPD). While research into student understanding of vector algebra notes…
Eurasian Journal of Physics and Chemistry Education
  
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T. Gok, Eurasian J. Phys. Chem. Educ., 2 (2), 110-122 (2010).
In this study, a literature review of problem solving and metacognition skills of students was presented. The literature indicates that teaching problem solving strategies helps…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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A. Stephens and J. Clement, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 6 (2), 020122 (2010).
We describe a methodology for identifying evidence for the use of three types of scientific reasoning. In two case studies of high school physics classes, we used this methodology to…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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A. Smith, J. Mestre, and B. Ross, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 6 (2), 020118 (2010).
This study explores what introductory physics students actually look at when studying worked-out examples. Our classroom experiences indicate that introductory physics students…
American Journal of Physics
  
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M. Sabella and E. Redish, Am. J. Phys., 75 (11), 1017-1029 (2007).
Conceptual knowledge is only one aspect of a good knowledge structure: how and when knowledge is activated and used are also important. We explore knowledge organization in the…
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W. Christensen and J. Thompson, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 8 (2), 023101 (2012).
By analysis of student use of mathematics in responses to conceptual physics questions, as well as analogous math questions stripped of physical meaning, we have previously found…
  
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J. Dowd - Thesis
We present insights into three unique, important avenues of assessment in the physics classroom and laboratory. First, we examine students’ performance on conceptual surveys. The…
  
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N. Finkelstein, W. Adams, C. Keller, K. Perkins, C. Wieman, and PhET, J. Online Learn. & Teaching, 2 (3), 12 (2006).
This paper introduces a suite of computer simulations from the Physics Education Technology (PhET) project, identifies features of these educational tools, and demonstrates their…
European Journal of Physics
  
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S. Lin and C. Singh, Eur. J. Phys., 31 (1), 57-68 (2010).
We discuss the categorization of 20 quantum mechanics problems by physics professors and undergraduate students from two honours-level quantum mechanics courses. Professors and…
  
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W. Adams, S. Reid, R. LeMaster, S. McKagan, K. Perkins, M. Dubson, and C. Wieman, J. Interact. Learn. Res, 19 (3), 397-419 (2008).
Interactive computer simulations with complex representations and sophisticated graphics are a relatively new addition to the classroom, and research in this area is limited. We have…
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