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2017

Dounas-Frazer DR, Lewandowski HJ. Electronics lab instructors’ approaches to troubleshooting instruction. Physical Review Physics Education Research [Internet]. 2017;13(1):010102. http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.13.010102

2016

Dounas-Frazer DR, Van De Bogart KL, Stetzer MKR, Lewandowski HJ. Investigating the role of model-based reasoning while troubleshooting an electric circuit. Physical Review Physics Education Research [Internet]. 2016;12(1):010137. http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.12.010137
Wilcox BR, Zwickl BM, Hobbs RD, Aiken JM, Welch NM, Lewandowski HJ. Alternative model for administration and analysis of research-based assessments. Physical Review Physics Education Research [Internet]. 2016;12(1):010139. http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.12.010139

2015

Zwickl BM, Hu D, Finkelstein ND, Lewandowski HJ. Model-based reasoning in the physics laboratory: Framework and initial results. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research [Internet]. 2015;11(2). http://link.aps.org/article/10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.11.020113
Van De Bogart KL, Dounas-Frazer DR, Lewandowski HJ, Stetzer MKR. The role of metacognition in troubleshooting: an example from electronics. In Physics Education Research Conference, 2015. 2015.
Lewandowski HJ, Finklestein ND, Pollard B. Studying Expert Practices to Create Learning Goals for Electronics Labs. In 2014 Physics Education Research Conference2014 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings [Internet]. Minneapolis, MS: American Association of Physics Teachers; 2015. http://www.compadre.org/per/items/detail.cfm?ID=13472
Lewandowski HJ, Finklestein ND. Redesigning a junior-level electronics course to support engagement in scientific practices . In Physics Education Research Conference, 2015. 2015.
Dounas-Frazer DR, Van De Bogart KL, Stetzer MKR, Lewandowski HJ. The role of modeling in troubleshooting: an example from electronics. In 2015.
Hanshaw S, Dounas-Frazer DR, Lewandowski HJ. Access to undergraduate research experiences at a large research university. In Physics Education Research Conference, 2015. 2015.
Zwickl BM, Hu D, Finklestein ND, Lewandowski HJ. Making models of measurement tools: Examples from think-aloud student interview. In 2014 PERC Proceedings. 2015.
Stanley JT, Dounas-Frazer DR, Kiepura L, Lewandowski HJ. Investigating student ownership of projects in an upper-division physics lab course. In Physics Education Research Conference. 2015.
Wilcox BR, Lewandowski HJ. Correlating students' beliefs about experimental physics with lab course success. In Physics Education Research Conference, 2015. 2015.

2014

Zwickl BM, Hirokawa T, Finklestein ND, Lewandowski HJ. Epistemology and expectations survey about experimental physics: Development and initial results. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research [Internet]. 2014;10(1):010120. http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.10.010120
Moore EB, Chamberlain JM, Parson RP, Perkins KK. PhET Interactive Simulations: Transformative Tools for Teaching Chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education [Internet]. 2014;91(8):1191 - 1197. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed4005084
Zwickl BM, Finklestein ND, Lewandowski HJ, Hirokawa T. Development and results from a survey on students' views of experiments in lab classes and research. In 2013 Physics Education Research Conference, p. 381-384 [Internet]. Portland, OR; 2014. http://www.compadre.org/per/items/detail.cfm?ID=13116
Zwickl BM, Hirokawa T, Finklestein ND, Lewandowski HJ. Development and results from a survey on students’ views of experiments in lab classes and research. In 2013 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings [Internet]. Portland, OR: American Association of Physics Teachers; 2014. http://www.compadre.org/per/items/detail.cfm?ID=13116

2013

Niederriter RD, Hinko K. Using Physics Lab Tours For Pre-College Students To Promote Scientific Identity. In Physics Education Research Conference 2013. 2013.
Hinko K, Finklestein ND. Informal science participation positively affects the communication and pedagogical skills of university physics students. In American Physical Society, APS April Meeting 2013. APS; 2013.
Zwickl BM, Finklestein ND, Lewandowski HJ. Development and validation of the Colorado learning attitudes about science survey for experimental physics. In 2012 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1513, p. 442–445 [Internet]. Philadelphia, PA, USA: AIP; 2013. http://link.aip.org/link/APCPCS/v1513/i1/p442/s1&Agg=doi
Zwickl BM, Finkelstein ND, Lewandowski HJ. The process of transforming an advanced lab course: Goals, curriculum, and assessments. American Journal of Physics. 2013;81(1):63.

2012

Linsky JL. Unexpected Advice for Beginning Graduate Students in Astrophysics. In: Heck A. Organizations, People and Strategies in Astronomy . Duttlenheim: Venngeist; 2012. pp. 143-147.
Adams WK, Alhadlaq H, Malley CV, Perkins KK, Olson J, Alshaya F, et al. Making On-line Science Course Materials Easily Translatable and Accessible Worldwide: Challenges and Solutions. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 2012;21(1):1 - 10.
Linsky JL. Unexpected Advice for Beginning Graduate Students in Astrophysics. In: Heck A. Organizations, People, and Strategies in Astronomy [Internet]. Duttlenheim, France: Venngeist; 2012. p. 312. http://www.venngeist.org/opsa1_linsky.pdf
Zwickl BM, Finkelstein ND, Lewandowski HJ. AIP Conference Proceedings: Transforming the advanced lab: Part I - Learning goals. In: Rebello NS, Engels PV, Singh C. 2011 Physics Education Research Conference. Omaha, NE: AIP; 2012. pp. 391 - 394.

2011

Adams WK, Wieman CE. Development and Validation of Instruments to Measure Learning of Expert‐Like Thinking. International Journal of Science Education. 2011;33(9):1289 - 1312.
Deslauriers L, Wieman CE. Learning and retention of quantum concepts with different teaching methods. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research. 2011;7(1).

2010

McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Wieman CE. Design and validation of the Quantum Mechanics Conceptual Survey. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research. 2010;6(2).
Hadfield LC, Wieman CE. Student Interpretations of Equations Related to the First Law of Thermodynamics. Journal of Chemical Education. 2010;87(7):750 - 755.
Wieman CE, Adams WK, Loebelin P, Perkins KK. Teaching Physics Using PhET Simulations. The Physics Teacher. 2010;48:225–227.
Perkins TT, Malley CV, Dubson MA, Perkins KK. An interactive optical tweezers simulation for science education. In: Dholakia K, Spalding GC. SPIE Proceedings: NanoScience + EngineeringOptical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VII [Internet]. San Diego, California: SPIE; 2010. http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=753637

2009

McKagan SB, Handley W, Perkins KK, Wieman CE. A research-based curriculum for teaching the photoelectric effect. American Journal of Physics. 2009;77(1):87.
Smith MK, Wood WB, Adams WK, Wieman CE, Knight JK, Guild N, et al. Why Peer Discussion Improves Student Performance on In-Class Concept Questions. Science. 2009;323(5910):122 - 124.
Podolefsky NS, Adams WK, Wieman CE, Sabella M, Henderson C, Singh C. AIP Conference Proceedings: Student Choices when Learning with Computer Simulations. In 2009 Physics Education Research Conference. Ann Arbor (MI): AIP; 2009.
Bartley JE, Mayhew LM, Finklestein ND, Sabella M, Henderson C, Singh C. Promoting Children’s Understanding And Interest In Science Through Informal Science Education. In 2009 Physics Education Research Conference: AIP Conference Proceedings [Internet]. Ann Arbor (MI): AIP; 2009. http://link.aip.org/link/APCPCS/v1179/i1/p93/s1&Agg=doi

2008

Gray K, Adams WK, Wieman CE, Perkins KK. Students know what physicists believe, but they don’t agree: A study using the CLASS survey. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research. 2008;4(2).
McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Wieman CE. Deeper look at student learning of quantum mechanics: The case of tunneling. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research. 2008;4(2).
McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Wieman CE. Why we should teach the Bohr model and how to teach it effectively. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research. 2008;4(1).
McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Dubson MA, Malley CV, Reid S, LeMaster R, et al. Developing and researching PhET simulations for teaching quantum mechanics. American Journal of Physics. 2008;76(4):406.
Adams WK, Paulson A, Wieman CE, Henderson C, Sabella M, Hsu L. What Levels of Guidance Promote Engaged Exploration with Interactive Simulations?. In 2008 Physics Education Research Conference. Edmonton, Alberta (Canada): AIP; 2008. pp. 59 - 62.
Adams WK, Wieman CE, Perkins KK, Barbera J. Modifying and Validating the Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey for Use in Chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education. 2008;85:1435.
Wieman CE, Adams WK, Perkins KK. PHYSICS: PhET: Simulations That Enhance Learning. Science. 2008;322:682 - 683.
Adams WK, Reid S, LeMaster R, McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Dubson MA, et al. A Study of Educational Simulations Part II: Interface Design. Journal of Interactive Learning Research [Internet]. 2008;19(4):551–577. http://phet.colorado.edu/publications/PhET_Interviews_II.pdf
Adams WK, Reid S, LeMaster R, McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Dubson MA, et al. A Study of Educational Simulations Part 1--Engagement and Learning. Journal of Interactive Learning Research [Internet]. 2008;19(3):397-419. http://www.editlib.org/index.cfm?CFID=6451561&CFTOKEN=12030329&fuseaction=Reader.ViewAbstract&paper_id=24230

2007

Adams WK, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: Problem Solving Skill Evaluation Instrument — Validation Studies. In 2006 Physics Education Research Conference. Syracuse, New York (USA): AIP; 2007.
Perkins KK, Barbera J, Adams WK, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: Chemistry vs. Physics: A Comparison of How Biology Majors View Each Discipline. In 2006 Physics Education Research Conference. Syracuse, New York (USA): AIP; 2007.
McKagan SB, Perkins KK, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: Reforming a large lecture modern physics course for engineering majors using a PER-based design. In 2006 Physics Education Research Conference. Syracuse, New York (USA): AIP; 2007.

2006

Wieman CE, Perkins KK. A powerful tool for teaching science. Nature Physics. 2006;2(5):290 - 292.
Perkins KK, Adams WK, Dubson MA, Finkelstein ND, Reid S, Wieman CE, et al. PhET: Interactive Simulations for Teaching and Learning Physics. The Physics Teacher. 2006;44(1):18.
Adams WK, Perkins KK, Podolefsky NS, Dubson MA, Finkelstein ND, Wieman CE. New instrument for measuring student beliefs about physics and learning physics: The Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research. 2006;2(1).
Otero V, Pollack SE, McCray RA, Finkelstein ND. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Enhanced: Who Is Responsible for Preparing Science Teachers?. Science. 2006;313(5786):445 - 446.
Wieman CE. Science education for the 21st century: A scientific approach to science education. In: Roos C, Häffner H, Blatt R. Atomica Physics 20: XX International Conference on Atomic Physics [Internet]. American Institute of Physics; 2006. p. 19. http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/proceeding/aipcp/10.1063/1.2400629
Perkins KK, Gratny MM, Adams WK, Finkelstein ND, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: Towards characterizing the relationship between students’ interest in and their beliefs about physics. In 2005 Physics Education Research Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah (USA): AIP; 2006.
McKagan SB, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: Exploring Student Understanding of Energy through the Quantum Mechanics Conceptual Survey. In 2005 Physics Education Research Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah (USA): AIP; 2006.

2005

Wieman CE, Perkins KK. Transforming Physics Education. Physics Today. 2005;58(11):36.
Wieman CE. Minimize Your Mistakes by Learning from Those of Others. The Physics Teacher. 2005;43(4):252.
Perkins KK, Wieman CE. The Surprising Impact of Seat Location on Student Performance. The Physics Teacher. 2005;43(1):30.
Perkins KK, Wieman CE. Free on-line resource connects real-life phenomena to science. Physics Education. 2005;(January):93-95.  (3.04 MB)
Wieman CE. Engaging students with active thinking. Peer Review, Winter 2005. 2005;7(2).  (820.8 KB)
Adams WK, Perkins KK, Dubson MA, Finkelstein ND, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: The Design and Validation of the Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey. In 2004 Physics Education Research Conference [Internet]. Sacramento, California (USA): AIP; 2005. http://phet.colorado.edu/publications/Adams-PERC-2004.pdf
Perkins KK, Adams WK, Pollock SJ, Finkelstein ND, Wieman CE. AIP Conference Proceedings: Correlating Student Beliefs With Student Learning Using The Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey. In 2004 Physics Education Research Conference. Sacramento, California (USA): AIP; 2005.

1996

Garstang RH. Sunrise and sunset. The Physics Teacher. 1996;34(5):260.

1989

Zeilik M, Garstang RH. Astronony—The evolving universe. The Physics Teacher. 1989;27(3):220.

1984

Cash WC, Zweibel EG. University of Colorado. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society (Observatory Report). 1984;16.