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J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann
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J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 208-211.
Research has shown that students have difficulties with vectors in college introductory physics courses and high school physics courses; furthermore, students have been shown to…
Effect of Misconception on Transfer in Problem Solving  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Singh, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 196-199.
We examine the effect of misconceptions about friction on students' ability to solve problems and transfer from one context to another. We analyze written responses to paired…
  
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D. Schuster, A. Undreiu, and B. Adams
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D. Schuster, A. Undreiu, and B. Adams, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 184-187.
Problem-solving is an important part of physics teaching, learning and assessment. It is widely assumed that the way that experts solve problems, and students should, is by…
  
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C. De Leone and E. Gire
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C. De Leone and E. Gire, PERC 2005 Proceedings, 45-48.
A hallmark of physics is its rich use of representations. The most common types used by physicists are mathematical representations such as equations, but many problems are rendered…
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Z. Hrepic, D. Zollman, and N. Rebello, J. Sci. Educ. Tech., 16 (3), 213-224 (2007).
In spite of advances in physics pedagogy, the lecture is by far the most widely used format of instruction. We investigated students’ understanding and perceptions of the content…
American Journal of Physics
  
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L. Hsu, E. Brewe, T. Foster, and K. Harper, Am. J. Phys., 72 (9), 1147-1156 (2004).
This Resource Letter provides a guide to the literature on research in problem solving, especially in physics. The references were compiled with two audiences in mind: physicists who…
  
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C. Walsh, K. Quinn, C. Wieman, and N. Holmes, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 15 (1), 010135 (2019).
Introductory physics lab instruction is undergoing a transformation, with increasing emphasis on developing experimentation and critical thinking skills. These changes present a need…
  
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P. Klein, J. Viiri, and J. Kuhn, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 15 (1), 010126 (2019).
The coordination of multiple external representations is important for learning, but yet a difficult task for students, requiring instructional support. The subject in this study…
American Journal of Physics
  
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W. Adams and C. Wieman, Am. J. Phys., 83 (5) (2015).
We have empirically identified over 40 distinct sub-skills that affect a person's ability to solve complex problems in many different contexts. The identification of so many…
  
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B. Wilcox and H. Lewandowski, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 13 (2), 020110 (2017).
The physics community explores and explains the physical world through a blend of theoretical and experimental studies. The future of physics as a discipline depends on training of…
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