News for this course (dec 12):

This course from Fall 2015 is now over... it was a remakable semester. For more information see the archives or see more recent versions of this course

Dec 12: Thank you for a remarkable Semester. Stay in Touch.

Prior notes and updates can be found here.


About Physics 5460 / 4460, EDUC 5560/4460

A course on how people learn and understand key concepts in physics. Readings, discussion, analysis and work in trad'l physics content, physics education research, education, psychology and cognitive science, plus opportunities for teaching and evaluating college and K-12 students. Useful for all students, especially for those interested in physics, teaching and education research.

More information is located on this website and the syllabus