Expertise

Research interests: Physics Education Research

  • Confirmation Bias in Science: Investigation of student reasoning in physics courses
  • Answer first: Applying heuristic-analytic theory of reasoning to examine student intuitive thinking in the context of physics
  • Student difficulties measuring distance in terms of wavelength: lack of basic skills or failure to transfer
  • Assessing the flexibility of research-based instructional strategies: Implementing Tutorials in Introductory Physics in the lecture environment
  • Spatial reasoning: a potential roadblock to conceptual understanding of Physics?
Communities
Physics, Education, Teacher Education, Education, Mathematics
Degrees
PhD, University of Washington, Physics
Keywords
stem education classroom instruction student enrichment physics