Specific examples are given of some of the insights being gained through recent research on students' difficulties in concept formation and in development of understanding of laws and principles. The role that this knowledge should play in teacher education is discussed, and a connection to computer based instruction is briefly sketched.
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Keywords:Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,computer-based-instruction,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003063455219T,Education Foundations,Computers,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Education Practices,Physics,Higher Education,teaching-misconceptions,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology,Teacher Preparation,Physics Education Research,Alternative Conceptions,General Physics,Computing and Information,concept-formation
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