PHYS 598 PER - Seminar in Physics Education Research

Spring 2024

Special Topics in PhysicsPHYS598PER67781LEC41500 - 1620 M W  1047 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Eric Kuo

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in physics intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

An introduction to Physics Education Research: This course will introduce theoretical topics in Physics Education Research, including: cognitive models of conceptual knowledge, personal epistemologies, transfer, responsive teaching, sociocultural theories of learning. Principles for instructional design will also be covered, and student projects will involve designing and testing an instructional activity. No prior knowledge of education research is required. Prerequisites: None.