2006 Physics Education Research Conference: Syracuse, New York, 26-27 July 2006

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Laura McCullough, Paula Heron, Leon Hsu
American Institute of Physics, 2007 - Education - 198 pages
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All papers were peer reviewed. The 2006 Physics Education Research Conference brought together researchers studying a wide variety of topics in physics education including transfer of knowledge, learning in upper level physics courses, pre-service education, and cross-disciplinary learning. The theme of this conference was Discipline-Based Education Research in Other STEM Disciplines.

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Contents

Strategies for Revealing Students Conceptual Understanding
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The PER Community and Institutional
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Problem Solving Skill Evaluation InstrumentValidation Studies
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Laura McCullough's second collection of poems, WHAT MEN WANT, is published by XOXOX Press with blurbs by Hilda Raz, Denise Duhamel, and Kurt Brown, and her third, Speech Acts, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press. Her first, now out of print, The Dancing Bear, debuted in 06 with jacket blurbs by Stephen Dunn, Li-young Lee, and BJ Ward. In 07, Mudlark published her chapbook of prose poems, Elephant Anger, and she won her second NJ State Arts Council Fellowship, this time in poetry; the first was in prose. She has an MFA in fiction from Goddard College. She's attended, the Catskill Poetry Workshop, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the San Juan Workshops, the Summer Solstice Writers Conference, went to Bread Loaf 2x, once as part of the Social Staff, attended the Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference and the Vermont Studio Center. Her work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Spoon River, Guernica, Crab Orchard Review, Tusculum Review, Hanging Loose, Pebble Lake Review, The Hiram Poetry Review, Gargoyle, Iron Horse Quarterly, The Hiss Quarterly, The Pedestal, The Potomac, Nimrod, Boulevard, Tattoo Highway, Gulf Coast, Guernica, Hotel Amerika, Poetry East, The Portland Review, and others. Her book reviews have appeared in such places at Webdelsol Review of Books, The Potomac, and Small Spiral Notebook.

Leo Hsu holds an MS degree in engineering of economic sys

Leo Hsu holds an MS degree in engineering of economic systems from Stanford University. He also holds dual BS degreestems from Stanford University. He also holds dual BS degrees in mechanical engineering and economics from the Massachuse in mechanical engineering and economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a minor in Finance. He has tts Institute of Technology with a minor in Finance. He has over 15 years professional experience working for and with Fover 15 years professional experience working for and with Federal, State, non-profits and Dot coms developing automatedederal, State, non-profits and Dot coms developing automated pricing and process applications and devising workflow stra pricing and process applications and devising workflow strategies. His education and experience runs the gamut from protegies. His education and experience runs the gamut from programming, economics, statistics, operations research, databagramming, economics, statistics, operations research, database systems and application architecture, mechanical engineerse systems and application architecture, mechanical engineering, control theory and game theory. Leo focuses on advanceding, control theory and game theory. Leo focuses on advanced database design, application architecture, and overall proj database design, application architecture, and overall project management. He is the resident SQL expert. He is a co-auect management. He is the resident SQL expert. He is a co-author of the book PostGIS in Action. thor of the book PostGIS in Action.

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