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Other

Description:

This article aims to introduce the reader to the field of Physics Education Research (PER). Topics include the difference between Physics Education Research and Physics Education/curriculum development, a brief history of PER in the US, and some of the research traditions within PER (current types of PER, types of questions asked, research methods used, etc.). By necessity, many important aspects of the field have been omitted in an effort to produce a short, readable overview.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Attitudes,Problem Solving,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Graduate/Professional,Research Methods in PER,Informal Education,Higher Education,Conceptual Understanding,Social Aspects,Instructional Material,Epistomology,Instructional Innovations,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090507002307685T,Education Practices,History of PER,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,Technology,Professional Development

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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