Type:

Other

Description:

This article reports the rationale, design, validation, and uses of the "Force Concept Inventory," an instrument to assess students' beliefs on force. Results and implications of two studies that compared the inventory with the "Mechanics Baseline" are included. The article includes a copy of the instrument.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003064115528T,NSDL,Education Foundations,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Cognitive Measurement,High Schools,Misconceptions,Attitude Measures,Mechanics (Physics),General Physics,Physics Education Research,Graduate/Professional,Test Validity,Assessment,Science Instruction,Newton Laws of Motion,Life Science,Force Concept Inventory,Science Education,Higher Education,Item Analysis,Cognitive Structures,Test Construction,Motion,Measures (Individuals),Physics,Beliefs,Force,Instruments,General,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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