PERL Group Recent Papers & Presentations

We are pleased to share with you some of our academic publications and other recent efforts to disseminate important developments and research to the broader community. Some publications may be downloadable directly from us, while others may be accessed through the Journal publisher provided in the links. Please feel free to contact the author(s) if you have specific questions about any of the work listed here.

2014

Caballero, M. D., & Pollock, S. J.. (2014). A model for incorporating computation without changing the course: An example from middle-division classical mechanics. American Journal of Physics, 82(3), 231 - 237. presented at the Jan-03-2014. doi:10.1119/1.4837437

2013

Wilcox, B. R., Caballero, M. D., Rehn, D. A., & Pollock, S. J.. (2013). Analytic framework for students' use of mathematics in upper-division physics. Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 9(2). doi:10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.9.020119

2012

Aiken, J. M., Caballero, M. D., Douglas, S. S., Burk, J. B., Scanlon, E. M., Thoms, B. D., & Schatz, M. F.. (2012). Understanding student computational thinking with computational modeling. In Physics Education Research Conference 2012. presented at the August 1-2, Philadelphia, PA.
Caballero, M. D., Wilcox, B. R., Pepper, R. E., & Pollock, S. J.. (2012). ACER: A framework on the use of mathematics in upper-division physics. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1513). presented at the August 1-2, Philadelphia, PA.
Wilcox, B. R., Caballero, M. D., Pepper, R., & Pollock, S. J.. (2012). Upper-division student understanding of Coulomb's law: Difficulties with continuous charge distributions. In Physics Education Research Conference 2012. presented at the August 1-2, Philadelphia, PA.
Caballero, M. D., Kohlmyer, M. A., & Schatz, M. F.. (2012). Implementing and assessing computational modeling in introductory mechanics. Physical Review Special Topics-Physics Education Research, 8, 020106.

2011

Caballero, M. D., Kohlmyer, M., & Schatz, M.. (2011). Fostering Computational Thinking In Introductory Mechanics. In Physics Education Research Conference 2011. presented at the August 3-4, Omaha, Nebraska.

2009