This applet displays ray diagrams for combinations of thin lenses, mirrors, apertures, and various light sources. The user can place objects on the virtual optics bench, change their foci, and point light sources or...
This article offers a description of the activities involved in the The Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Project and describes some of the successes the program has seen...
Tutorials in Introductory Physics are widely used and have proven to be effective in promoting student understanding for many students in introductory physics. Despite this, there are currently few research results that...
This paper, presented at the 2001 Physics Education Research Conference, shares the results of a density assessment administered to 787 middle school, high school, and college students; which indicate that students...
Student Epistemological Mode Constraining Researcher Access to Student Thinking: An Example from an Interview on Charge Flow
This research study, presented at the 2002 Physics Education Research Conference, discusses how a student's guiding epistemological mode (be it knowledge as memorized information, knowledge from authority, or knowledge...
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