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D. Muller - Thesis
This thesis summarizes a series of investigations into how multimedia can be designed to promote the learning of physics. The ‘design experiment’ methodology was adopted for the…
  
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P. Engelhardt - Thesis
Research has shown that high school and university students have misconceptions about direct current resistive electric circuits. At present, there are no standard diagnostic…
  
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R. Scherr, H. Close, and S. McKagan, PERC 2011 Proceedings, 343-346.
The nature of energy is not typically an explicit topic of physics instruction. Nonetheless, participants in physics courses that involve energy are frequently saying what kind of…
  
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R. Bajracharya, T. Wemyss, and J. Thompson, PERC 2011 Proceedings, 111-114.
Physics students are expected to apply the mathematics learned in their mathematics courses to physics concepts and problems. Few PER studies have distinguished between difficulties…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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D. Nguyen and N. Rebello, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 7 (1), 010113 (2011).
This study investigates the common difficulties that students in introductory physics experience when solving problems involving integration in the context of electricity. We…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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J. Day and D. Bonn, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 7 (1), 010114 (2011).
The Concise Data Processing Assessment (CDPA) was developed to probe student abilities related to the nature of measurement and uncertainty and to handling data. The diagnostic is a…
  
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W. Zhang - Thesis
This research included three phases: investigation of college students' understandings of light and optics, development of multimedia activities, and assessment of students'…
  
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W. Zhang and R. Fuller, International Conference on Undergraduate Physics Education, 399, 871-874 (1996).
Research has shown that: a) students' initial ideas and mental models play an important role in physics learning, b) technology is an effective instructional tool if appropriately…
  
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R. Lindell - Thesis
Astronomy education researchers now know that college students do not enter the introductory astronomy classroom as blank slates, but rather with a pre-existing understanding of many…
  
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B. Adrian and R. Fuller, Joint Meeting of the Arkansas-Oklahoma-Kansas and Nebraska AAPT Sections (1997).
This paper describes a qualitative investigation of introductory college physics students’ understandings of the electric field prior to and following instruction. Four aspects of…
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