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Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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L. Ding and R. Beichner, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (2), 020103 (2009).
This paper introduces five commonly used approaches to analyzing multiple-choice test data. They are classical test theory, factor analysis, cluster analysis, item response theory,…
  
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Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This student activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students work with the mathematics of projection operators in quantum mechanics. Students will find normalized…
  
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K. Gramoll
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This item is an interactive demonstration of the topic of significant digits. It computes the error that can be introduced by rounding during a calculation. Users input numbers and…
  
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D. Austin
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This web page contains two applets that allow the user to create Penrose tilings with rhomboids. The first applet requires the user to construct the tiling for themselves while the…
Symbols: Weapons of Math Destruction  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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E. Torigoe and G. Gladding
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E. Torigoe and G. Gladding, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 200-203.
This paper is part of an ongoing investigation of how students use and understand mathematics in introductory physics. Our previous research [1] revealed that differences in score as…
  
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E. Pollock, J. Thompson, and D. Mountcastle
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E. Pollock, J. Thompson, and D. Mountcastle, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 168-171.
Students in an upper-level thermal physics course were asked to compare quantities related to the First Law of Thermodynamics along with similar mathematical questions devoid of all…
  
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F. Wicklin; Publisher: University of Minnesota
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This set of web pages introduces the mathematics of rainbows. It examines a mathematical model of light passing through a water droplet to help explain how rainbows are formed, why…
  
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T. Watkins
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This web page is devoted to giving an explanation of Levi-Civita's concepts of vector transport and holonomy, which are important in mathematical physics. The page is written for a…
  
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Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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This item is a unit of study for high school students on the topic of data analysis. It consists of nine lessons in which users interpret the slope and y-intercept of least squares…
  
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E. Redish; Publisher: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group
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This is a collection of introductory physics problems illustrating some general mathematical tools necessary for the course. The questions are designed for active learning classrooms…
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