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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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T. Scaife and A. Heckler
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T. Scaife and A. Heckler, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 180-183.
We examine student understanding of the magnetic force exerted on a charged particle and report three findings from a series of tests administered to introductory physics students.…
  
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A. Savinainen, P. Nieminen, J. Viiri, J. Korkea-aho, and A. Talikka
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A. Savinainen, P. Nieminen, J. Viiri, J. Korkea-aho, and A. Talikka, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 176-179.
We present the Representation Test derived from the FCI for evaluating students' representational coherence on some aspects of gravitation and Newton's third law. The test consists…
  
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A. Savinainen
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The notion of students’ conceptual coherence is introduced in this thesis to clarify what is meant by conceptual understanding. Students’ conceptual coherence is divided into three…
  
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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…
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
  
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D. Brookes and E. Etkina, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 3 (1), 010105 (2007).
This paper introduces a theory about the role of language in learning physics. The theory is developed in the context of physics students and physicists talking and writing about the…
Journal of Science Education and Technology
  
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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…