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Editors: M. Vicentini and E. Sassi; Publisher: International Commission of Physics Education
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This online book is the second volume in a series to make available the results of Physics Education Research worldwide to those involved in physics education. This volume is…
  
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X. Zou
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X. Zou, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 212-215.
To help students develop the scientific abilities desired in the 21st century workplace, four different types of student design tasks—observation, verification, application, and…
Understanding How Physics Faculty Use Peer Instruction  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Turpen and N. Finkelstein
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C. Turpen and N. Finkelstein, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 204-207.
We investigate how the use of physics education research tools is spreading throughout faculty practice and examine efforts to sustain the use of these practices. We specifically…
Effect of Misconception on Transfer in Problem Solving  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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C. Singh
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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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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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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…
Design And Non-design Labs: Does Transfer Occur?  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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A. Karelina, E. Etkina, M. Ruibal-Villasenor, D. Rosengrant, A. Van Heuvelen, and C. Hmelo-Silver
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A. Karelina, E. Etkina, M. Ruibal-Villasenor, D. Rosengrant, A. Van Heuvelen, and C. Hmelo-Silver, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 92-95.
This paper is the second in the series of three describing a controlled study “Transfer of scientific abilities”. The study was conducted in a large-enrollment introductory physics…
  
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E. Etkina, A. Van Heuvelen, A. Karelina, M. Ruibal-Villasenor, and D. Rosengrant
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E. Etkina, A. Van Heuvelen, A. Karelina, M. Ruibal-Villasenor, and D. Rosengrant, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 88-91.
This paper is the first in a series of three describing a controlled study “Transfer of scientific abilities”. The study was conducted in a large enrollment student introductory…
  
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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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S. Michaels, A. Shouse, and H. Schweingruber; Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
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This book is designed to acknowledge and support the work of teachers while explaining the implications of new knowledge for classroom practice. Ready, Set, Science! is an account of…
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