Teaching Students Problem Solving in Introductory Physics: Forming an Initial Hypothesis of Instructors' Beliefs
This paper, presented at the 2002 Physics Education Research Conference, shares an initial hypothesis of instructors' beliefs about their role in helping students learn to solve problems in an introductory...
Problem solving skills, although an important goal of many introductory science courses, are not easily mastered by many students. The GOAL approach is easy to recall and encourages students to Gather information about...
The purpose of this paper is to discuss some of what is currently being done in physics education and to impart some quantitative results. The last two decades have witnessed a growing trend away from the traditional...
In this paper, presented at the 2001 Physics Education Research Conference, the authors propose two separate projects to carefully examine these institutions for admissions, curricular, and environmental practices that...
This paper, presented at the 2002 Physics Education Research Conference, discusses how Cognitive Science has influenced physics education research and introduces the 'radical' notion of distributed cognition, which...
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