Teaching and Learning Physics

general resources

A variety of different observation protocols for fieldwork observations.

John D. Bransford , Ann L. Brown , Rodney R. Cocking (ed.) How People Learn. (2000) From the National Academy Press. [hint: great resource for Final Projects]

National Research Council: National Science Educaiton Standards (K12):

R.R. Hake, "Interactive-engagement vs traditional methods: A six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses," Am. J. Phys. 66, 64-74 (1998)

L.C. McDermott and E.F. Redish, "Resource Letter PER-1: Physics Education Research," Am. J. Phys. 67, 755-767 (1999)

Maryland website with more papers than you can shake a stick at


Potentially other interesting things