Gary Gladding presenting at a 2014 conference for physics teachers

PER group

Our group includes members from both the Physics Department and the School of Education.

Papers and Talks

7/27/2015
William R. Evans AAPT 2015

This is a supplemental information page for the research I am presenting at the 2015 AAPT Summer Meeting regarding clinical studies investigating the use of mastery-style online homework in introductory physics classes. 

7/25/2015
7/24/2015
Noah's Poster Supplements

Landing page for Noah's 2015 Poster Supplements

4/21/2015
Certified two-way sources-initiated transfer

Selen, M. A., Stelzer, T. J. (2008) U.S. Patent CA 2576495 A1. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

2/2/2015
Narrated animated solution videos in a mastery setting

N. Schroeder, G. Gladding, B. Gutmann, and T. Stelzer. "Narrated animated solution videos in a mastery setting", Phys.Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 11, 010103. (2015)

10/13/2014
Physics exam preparation: A comparison of three methods

W. Fakcharoenphol and T. Stelzer "Physics exam preparation: A comparison of three methods" Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 10, 010108 (2014)

1/1/2013
Toward a model of transfer as sense-making

**Nokes-Malach, T.J. & Mestre, J.P. (2013). Educational Psychologist, 48 (#3) 184-207.

1/1/2012
Practice makes (nearly) perfect: Solving "students & professors"-type problems

Christianson, K., Mestre, J.P., & Luke, S.G. (2012).  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 810-822.

1/1/2012
Proceedings of the 2011 Physics Education Research Conference

Henderson, C., Barthelemy, R., Finkelstein, N. D., & Mestre, J. P. (2012). Physics Education Research funding census. In N. S. Rebello, P. V. Engelhardt, & C. Singh (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2011 Physics Education Research Conference (pp. 211-214). Melville NY: American Institute of Physics. doi:10.1063/1.3680032.

1/1/2012
Impact of a short intervention on novices' categorization criteria

Docktor, J.L, Mestre, J.P. & Ross, B.H. (2012). Physical Review-Special Topics: Physics Education Research, 8 (#2) 020102 (11 pages).

1/1/2011
The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 55: Cognition in Education

Mestre, J.P. & Ross, B.H. (Eds.).  (Academic Press: San Diego CA) 313 pages (2011).

1/1/2011
Connecting symbolic difficulties with failure in physics.

Torigoe, E.T.; Gladding, G.E..  American Journal of Physics, v 79, n 1, p 133-40, Jan. 2011

1/1/2011
What students learn when studying physics practice exam problems

Phys. Rev. ST Physics Ed. Research 7, 010107 (2011)

1/1/2010
1/1/2010
Change blindness as a means of studying expertise in physics

Journal of the Learning Sciences, 19(#4), 480-505

1/1/2010
Eye-gaze patterns as students study worked-out examples in mechanics.

Physical Review Special Topics: Physics Education

1/1/2010
Impact of multimedia learning module on an introductory course on electricity and magnetism

T. Stelzer, D. Brookes, G. Gladding, and, J. Mestre. "Impact of multimedia learning module on an introductory course on electricity and magnetism," American Journal of Physics 78 755 (2010).

6/2/2008
Comparing the efficacy of multimedia modules with traditional textbooks for the learning of introductory physics content

T. Stelzer, G. Gladding, J. Mestre and D. Brookes. "Comparing the efficacy of multimedia modules with traditional textbooks for the learning of introductory physics content," American Journal of Physics 77 184 (2009)

1/1/2008
A New Use for Multimedia Learning in Introductory Physics

American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Conference

6/1/2007
6/1/2007
6/1/2007
Symbols: Weapons of Math Destruction

AAPT Summer Meeting, Greensboro, NC

1/1/2007
Explicit Reflection in an Introductory Physics Course

2007 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Conf. Proceedings

1/1/2007
Symbols: Weapons of Math Destruction

2007 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Conf. Proceedings

1/1/2007
Reading Time as Evidence for Mental Models in Understanding Physics

2007 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Conf. Proceedings

1/1/2007
Expert-Novice Differences on a Recognition Memory Test of Physics Diagrams

2007 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Conf. Proceedings

1/1/2006
Why Do Good Students Fail Introductory Physics?

AAPT Summer Meeting: Syracuse, NY

1/1/2006
Reforming Introductory Physics Courses at Illinois

Systemic Changes in Teaching at Leading Research Universities, AAPT, College Park, MD

1/1/2006
1/1/2006
Same to Us, Different to Them: Numeric Computation versus Symbolic Representation

2006 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Conf. Proceedings

1/1/2006
Coordination of knowledge in judging animated motion

Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 2, 020107

1/1/2006
1/1/2006
1/1/2006
The Application of Coordination Class Theory to Students' Judgments About Animated Motion

7th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

8/1/2005
Mathematical Conflict in Physics: Computation vs. Representation

AAPT Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2005 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2005
Developing a Coding Scheme

AAPT Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2005 (Contributed Talk)

1/1/2005
Introduction: Framing the transfer problem

In J. Mestre (Ed.), Transfer of Learning from a Modern Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. vii-xxvi). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing

1/1/2005
Knowledge Representation and Coordination in the Transfer Process

In J. Mestre (Ed.), Transfer of Learning from a Modern Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 155-215). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing

1/1/2005
Transfer of Learning from a Modern Multidisciplinary Perspective

(393 pages). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing

1/1/2005
Is transfer ubiquitous or rare: New paradigms for studying transfer

Proceedings of the 2004 Physics Education Research Conference, Sacramento, CA

1/1/2005
Reforming Introductory Physics Courses at Research Universities

AAPT Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, (Invited Talk)

1/1/2005
1/1/2005
The impact of the cognitive revolution on science learning and teaching

In J.M Royer (Ed.) The Cognitive Revolution in Educational Psychology (pp. 119-164). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing

11/1/2004
Educating in Bulk: The Reform of the Introductory Physics Courses at Illinois

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, November 2004 (Colloquium)

10/1/2004
Physics 100: An Introductory Course for Under-prepared Students

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Bloomington, IN, October 2004 (Contributed Talk)

10/1/2004
Education in Bulk: The Introductory Physics Course Revisions at Illinois

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 2004 (Seminar)

8/1/2004
Studying the Effect of Interactive Examples on Introductory Physics Courses

AAPT Meeting, Sacramento, CA, August 2004 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2004
Correlating Student Use of Follow-up Questions with Class Performance

AAPT Meeting, Sacramento, CA, August 2004 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2004
Improving Student Engagement Using Electronic Classroom Polling

AAPT Meeting, Sacramento, CA, August 2004 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2004
Student Difficulties with Equations in Physics

AAPT Meeting, Sacramento, CA, August 2004 (Contributed Talk)

4/1/2004
Student Confusion Hidden from the Instructor

ISAAPT Spring Meeting, Urbana, IL, April 2004 (Contributed Talk)

4/1/2004
Evaluating Multiple-Choice Exams in Large Introductory Physics Courses

ISAAPT Spring Meeting, Urbana, IL, April 2004 (Contributed Talk)

4/1/2004
Student Difficulties with Equations in Physics

ISAAPT Spring Meeting, Urbana, IL, April 2004 (Contributed Talk)

1/1/2004
1/1/2004
Implications of Learning Research for Teaching Science to Non-Science Majors

SENCER Backgrounder (published online)see: http://www.sencer.net/pdfs/Backgrounders/ImplicationsofLearningResearchforTeachingScience.pdf

1/1/2004
The dependence of knowledge deployment on context among physics novices

In E. Redish & M. Vicentini (Eds.), Proceedings of the International School of Physics ?Enrico Fermi?, Course CLVI, Research on Physics Education (pp. 367-408). Amsterdam: IOS Press

1/1/2004
A Coordination Class Analysis of Judgments about Animated Motion

Proceedings of the 2003 Physics Education Research Conference, Madison, WI. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics

11/1/2003
Organizational Change: An Unnatural Act

Physics Course Conference, Arlington, VA November 2003 (Invited Talk)

8/1/2003
The Reliability and Validity of Multiple-Choice Exams in Large Introductory Courses

AAPT Meeting, Madison, WI, August 2003 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2003
Improving Interactive Examples

AAPT Meeting, Madison, WI, August 2003 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2003
Assessing Web-based Homework Using Student Log Data

AAPT Meeting, Madison, WI, August 2003 (Contributed Talk)

8/1/2003
Educating in Bulk: The Introductory Physics Course Revisions at Illinois

AAPT Meeting, Madison, WI, August 2003 (Invited Talk)

1/1/2003
Interactive Examples: Can Students Learn Concept-Based Problem Solving on the Web

AAPT Meeting, Austin, TX, January 2003 (Invited Talk)

1/1/2003
Improving Interactive Examples Utilizing Student Data

AAPT Meeting, Austin, TX, January 2003 (Contributed Talk)

1/1/2003
Minds On Physics: Advanced Topics in Mechanics-Teacher's Guide

(431 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/2003
Transfer of Learning: Issues and Research Agenda

National Science Foundation Report #NSF03-212. 27 pages

1/1/2003
7/1/2002
Reforming Introductory Physics: The Illinois Experience

Cottrell Scholar Conference, Tucson, AZ, July 2002

1/1/2002
The effect of web-based homework on test performance in large enrollment introductory physics courses

Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 21(3), 229-251

1/1/2002
Minds On Physics: Complex Systems-Teacher's Guide

(404 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/2002
1/1/2002
Applying the science of learning to the education of prospective science teachers

In R.W. Bybee (Ed.), Learning Science and the Science of Learning (pp. 13-22). Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association

8/1/2001
The Evolution of Web-Based Activities in Physics at Illinois

Forum on Education of the Am. Phys. Soc., 7-8 (Fall 2001)

1/1/2001
Minds On Physics: Complex Systems-Activities & Reader

(252 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/2000
Progress in research: The interplay among theory, research questions, and measurement techniques

In R. Lesh, R. & A. Kelly, (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methodologies for Science and Mathematics Education (pp. 151-168). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

1/1/2000
The role of physics departments in preservice teacher preparation: Obstacles and opportunities

In G. Buck, J. Hehn, & D. Leslie-Palecky (Eds.), The Role of Physics Departments in Preparing K-12 Teachers (pp. 109-129). College Park, MD: American Institute of Physics

1/1/2000
Minds On Physics: Fundamental Forces and Fields-Activities & Reader

(207 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/2000
Minds On Physics: Fundamental Forces and Fields-Teacher's Guide

(458 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/2000
Minds On Physics: Advanced Topics in Mechanics-Activities & Reader

(173 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/1999
Minds On Physics: Motion-Activities & Reader

(190 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/1999
Minds On Physics: Motion-Teacher's Guide

(345 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/1999
Minds On Physics: Interactions-Activities & Reader

(224 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/1999
Minds On Physics: Interactions-Teacher's Guide

(372 pp.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing

1/1/1999
1/1/1999