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Katie Publishes Article on a Critical Look at Physics Identity June 1, 2018 Katie Publishes Article on a Critical Look at Physics Identity

Prof. Katie Hinko and her collaborators, Simone Hyater-Adams, Claudia Fracchiolla, Noah Finkelstein, have published an article investigating a framework for examining race and physics identity.

Vashti Publishes Article on Modeling Instruction for University Physics May 11, 2018 Vashti Publishes Article on Modeling Instruction for University Physics

PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle and colleagues have published an article on Modeling Instruction for University Physics in the European Journal of Physics

Dr. Daryl McPadden Defends Her PhD! March 21, 2018 Dr. Daryl McPadden Defends Her PhD!

Daryl McPadden successfully defended her PhD. Congratulations Daryl!

PERL Members Publish 10 PERC Papers March 13, 2018 PERL Members Publish 10 PERC Papers

We're proud to announce that the PERL Team has contributed to 10 PERC Papers in 2017.

Prof. Katie Hinko Wins $10,000 S3 Grant February 8, 2018 Prof. Katie Hinko Wins $10,000 S3 Grant

Prof. Katie Hinko is leading a team that was awarded a $10,000 Science and Society @ State grant. Working with Prof. Megan Halpern, their project titled: Hidden Value: Investigating the Physics Demonstration as Aesthetic Experience looks to explore physics demonstrations as meaningful experiences.

Angie publishes in Journal of Science Teacher Education February 2, 2018 Angie publishes in Journal of Science Teacher Education

Angie Little and colleagues published a paper in the Journal of Science Teacher Education titled: Building Reflective Practices in a Pre-service Math and Science Teacher Education Course That Focuses on Qualitative Video Analysis

Vashti & Danny Named 2018 Teacher-Scholars January 31, 2018 Vashti & Danny Named 2018 Teacher-Scholars

Vashti Sawtelle and Danny Caballero were both named 2018 Teacher-Scholars for their fantastic teaching and research: 

http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2018/2018-teacher-scholar-awards/

Vashti Sawtelle featured in Engaged Scholar Newsletter January 24, 2018 Vashti Sawtelle featured in Engaged Scholar Newsletter

Prof. Vashti Sawtelle is featured in the January issue of the Engaged Scholar Newsletter. The article titled: Can Physics Educators Create a More Encouraging Environment for Black, Latino, and Native American Science Students? discusses how physics educators can help build more inclusive and supportive classrooms.

Nick Young publishes paper on item tree analysis January 23, 2018 Nick Young publishes paper on item tree analysis

Graduate student Nick Young published a paper investigating students' accuracy in determining the period, frequency, and angular frequency from mathematical and graphical representations.

Alanna Pawlak publishes paper on modes of collaboration January 15, 2018 Alanna Pawlak publishes paper on modes of collaboration

Graduate student Alanna Pawlak published a paper examining how students interact in groups in the physics classroom which introduced the modes of collaboration framework.

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