Stefan Bracher

Education and Pedagogy

Literature Review: How students learn in physics - the difference between experts and novices (2016)

How students learn physics

Literature Review on how students learn in physics, covering the role of alternative conceptions (misconceptions) in learning physics as well as the difference between experts' and novices' approaches to physics (surface approach, problem memorization, backwards inference, the role of math).

Critical didactic analysis – Misconceptions about the nature of surface contact forces (2016)

Discussion of a new instructional strategy using multi-dimensional scales to address the misconceptions about the nature of surface contact forces.