Education and Pedagogy
Literature Review: How students learn in physics - the difference between experts and novices (2016)
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).
- Literature Review (PDF - English)
- Annotated Bibliography (PDF - English)
- Concept Map of Bibliography (PNG - English)
- Presentation: How students learn in physics and engineereing (Link to GoogleDoc - English)
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.