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What Every Physics Teacher Should Know About Cognitive Research
  Location: HLSB 523
  Date: Sunday, Jul.31
  Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  Price: Member: $70.00
Nonmember: $95.00
  Sponsor: Committee on Research in Physics Education
  Co-Sponsor(s): Committee on Physics in Undergraduate Education
  Leader(s): Chandralekha Singh, clsingh@pitt.edu
  Co-Leader(s): None
  Description In the past few decades, cognitive research has made significant progress in understanding how people learn. The understanding of cognition that has emerged from this research can be particularly useful for physics instruction. We will discuss and explore, in a language accessible to everybody, how the main findings of cognitive research can be applied to physics teaching and assessment.
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