News & Events

Rachel publishes paper exploring the structure of misconceptions in the Force Concept Inventory with modified module analysis.
September 3, 2019

Rachel and collaborators publish paper exploring the structure of misconceptions in the Force Concept Inventory with modified module analysis in Physical Review Physics Education Research.

PERL welcomes new members
August 28, 2019

PERL welcomes 4 new graduate students and 1 new research associate for the 2019 academic year.

Katie publishes paper on deconstructing black physics identity
August 9, 2019

PERL professor Katie Hinko and collaborators have published an article in Physical Review Physics Education Research titled Deconstructing Black physics identity: Linking individual and social constructs using the critical physics identity framework.

Dr. Kelsey Funkhouser Defends Her PhD!
July 16, 2019

Dr. Kelsey Funkhouser Defends Her PhD!

PERL Members Alexis Knaub, John Aiken, and Danny Caballero curate focused collection on quantitative methods in PER
July 3, 2019

PERL Members Alexis Knaub, John Aiken, and Danny Caballero curate focused collection on quantitative methods in PER.

Learning Machine Lab publishes paper on modeling student pathways in a physics program
May 15, 2019

PERL members John Aiken, Rachel Henderson, and Danny Caballero have published an article in Physical Review Physics Education Research title Modeling Student Pathways in a Physics Bachelor's Degree Program.

Angie and collaborators publish on mindset applicability
May 10, 2019

PERL members  Angie Little, Bridget Humphrey, Abigail Green, Abhilash Nair, and Vashti Sawtelle published an article in Physical Review Physics Education Research titled Exploring mindset’s applicability to students’ experiences with challenge in transformed college physics courses.

PERL Undergrad Matt Ring helps create MSU Physics Education in Ghana Initiative
March 14, 2019

PERL Undergrad Matt Ring helps create MSU Physics Education in Ghana Initiative