Physics Education Research Lab
Danny publishes paper about physics computational literacy and computational essaysREAD MORE
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 Education, Lyman Briggs College, the CREATE for STEM Institute, and Science Studies at State.
Rachel publishes two papers about modified module analysis in Physical Review Physics Education Research: Extending modified module analysis to include correct responses: Analysis of the Force Concept Inventory & Exploring the structure of misconceptions in the Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation with modified module analysis.
PERL co-director Danny Caballero and colleagues published a white paper titled Advancing Interdisciplinary Integration of Computational Thinking in Science.
We're proud to announce that the PERL Team has contributed to 16 PERC Papers in 2019.
PERL co-director Danny Caballero paper titled Physics computational literacy: An exploratory case study using computational essays in Physical Review Physics Education Research.