As part of a multi-institution collaboration, PERL Professor Rachel Henderson published Examining the relation of correct knowledge and misconceptions using the nominal response model in Physical Review, Physics Education Research
PERL members Xandria Quichocho, Katie Hinko, Nick Young, and Danny Caballero won the PERC Proceedings Notable Paper award for their papers at PERC 2019.
PERL members Nick Young and Danny Caballero contributed to Investigating institutional influence on graduate program admissions by modeling physics Graduate Record Examination cutoff scores which was published in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
As part of a collaboration, PERL professor Rachel Henderson contributed to the paper Mediational effect of prior preparation on performance differences of students underrepresented in physics published in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
As part of a WVU, UConn, and MSU collaboration, PERL professor Rachel Henderson published Applying module analysis to the Conceptual Survey of Electricity and Magnetism in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
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.
PERL members Daryl McPadden, Camila Monsalve, and Vashti Sawtelle published Productive faculty resources activated by curricular materials: An example of epistemological beliefs in University Modeling Instruction in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
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.
We're proud to announce that the PERL Team has contributed to 6 PERC Papers in 2020.
From new members to new titles, PERL is growing
PERL members Brean Prefontaine and Katie Hinko published Community of practice approach for understanding identity development within informal physics programs in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
PERL co-director Danny Caballero and colleagues published Thematic analysis of 18 years of physics education research conference proceedings using natural language processing in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle has been awarded tenure.
PERL alumuna Alanna Pawlak and PERL professors Paul Irving and Danny Caballero published Learning assistant approaches to teaching computational physics problems in a problem-based learning course in Physical Review Physics Education Research.
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.
Dr. Michael Obsniuk Defends His PhD!
PERL members Paul Irving, Paul Hamerski, and Ashleigh Leary have won College of Natural Science teaching awards.