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A study of the nature of students’ models of microscopic processes in the context of modern physics experiments
1.Beth Ann Thacker, Uri Ganiel, and Donald Boys, “Macroscopic phenomena and microscopic processes: Student understanding of transients in direct current electric circuits,” Phys. Ed. Res., Am. J. Phys. 67 (7), S25–S31 (1999).
2.An example of a text that does this is Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood, Electric and Magnetic Interactions (Wiley, New York, 1995).
3.Beth Thacker, “Mobile interactive physics as a research tool,” talk presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, Spokane, WA, August 1995; Jeremey DeFouw and Beth Thacker, “Interactive demonstrations: Research method and teaching tool,” talk presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, Spokane, WA, August 1995; Terry Bochanek and Beth Thacker, “Moving towards interactive demonstrations,” talk presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, College Park, MD, August 1996.
4.Edward F. Redish, “Implications of cognitive studies for teaching physics,” Am. J. Phys. 62 (9), 796–803 (1994).
5.Donald A. Norman, “Some observations on mental models,” in Mental Models, edited by D. Gentner and A. Stevens (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1983), pp. 7–15.
6.F. Reif and Joan Heller, “Knowledge structure and problem solving in physics,” Educational Psychologist 17 (2), 102–127 (1982).
7.Jill H. Larkin, “The role of problem representation in physics,” in Ref. 5, pp. 75–98.
8.Andy diSessa, “Phenomenology and the evolution of intuition,” in Ref. 5, pp. 15–33.
9.See, for example, Ridvan Unal and Dean Zollman, “How students describe atoms,” talk presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, College Park, MD, August 1996; Gordon J. Aubrecht, “Students’ beliefs about the photon,” talk presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 1998.
10.Richard N. Steinberg, Graham E. Oberem, and Lillian C. McDermott, “Development of a computer-based tutorial on the photoelectric effect,” Am. J. Phys. 64 (11), 1370–1379 (1996).
11.Bradley S. Ambrose, Peter S. Shaffer, Richard N. Steinberg, and Lillian C. McDermott, “An investigation of student understanding of single-slit diffraction and double slit interference,” Am. J. Phys. 67 (2), 146–155 (1999).
12.Arnold B. Arons, A Guide to Introductory Physics Teaching (Wiley, New York, 1990); Development of Concepts of Physics (Addison–Wesley, Reading, MA, 1965).
13.A nice description of this experiment can be found in Arnold B. Arons, A Guide to Introductory Physics Teaching (Wiley, New York, 1990);
13.see also P. Lenard, “Uber die Lichtelektrische Wirkung,” Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 4 (8), 149–198 (1902).
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