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MSU and UiO collaboration publishes paper on predicting time to graduation

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The Physics Education Research Lab at Michigan State University (PERL@MSU) is an interdisciplinary collaboration that studies: how students in learn physics and engage in physics practice, social and contextual factors that promote student learning and engagement, assessments (conceptual learning, epistemology, and practice), and educational technology use and practice.

We support work in a variety of contexts from pre-college to post-graduate. Our research group includes faculty, staff, postdocs, and students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the College of EducationLyman Briggs College, the CREATE for STEM Institute, and Science Studies at State.

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PERL members publish paper on P-Cubed Course December 4, 2020 PERL members publish paper on P-Cubed Course

PERL professors Paul Irving, Daryl McPadden, and Danny Caballero published Communities of practice as a curriculum design theory in an introductory physics class for engineers in Physical Review Physics Education Research.

MSU and UiO collaboration publishes paper on predicting time to graduation November 13, 2020 MSU and UiO collaboration publishes paper on predicting time to graduation

A team of researchers from the University of Oslo and Michigan State including PhD student, John Aiken (lead author), and PERL co-director, Danny Caballero, published Predicting time to graduation at a large enrollment American university in PLOS One.

PERL Members Publish 6 PERC Papers September 23, 2020 PERL Members Publish 6 PERC Papers

We're proud to announce that the PERL Team has contributed to 6 PERC Papers in 2020.

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