News & Events
PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle and colleagues published Bridging the gaps: How students seek disciplinary coherence in introductory physics for life science in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
Nick Young and colleagues published Characterizing mathematical problem solving in physics-related workplaces using epistemic games in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
PERL alumnus Abhilash Nair and PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle publish Operationalizing relevance in physics education: Using a systems view to expand our conception of making physics relevant in PRPER.
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 4 new graduate students and 1 new research associate for the 2019 academic year.
PERL co-director Danny Caballero published a paper in the The Physics Teacher titled PICUP: A Community of Teachers Integrating Computation into Undergraduate Physics Courses.
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!
PERL Members Alexis Knaub, John Aiken, and Danny Caballero curate focused collection on quantitative methods in PER.
PERL postdoc Rachel Henderson and collaborators publish an article in Physical Review Physics Education Research titled Partitioning the gender gap in physics conceptual inventories: Force Concept Inventory, Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation, and Conceptual Survey of Electricity and Magnetism.