PHYS 598 PER :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Welcome to Phys 598 PER

Mon + Wed 3 - 4:20 PM
1047 Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building

An introduction to Physics Education Research: This course will introduce theoretical topics in Physics Education Research, including:

Although the applied focus of the course is undergraduate physics, the theoretical focus will span K-20 settings and various math, science, and engineering topics. 

Assignments will consist of reading research papers and studying college-level STEM curricula.  There will also be three student projects in this course:

  1. Conducting a clinical interview to investigate how an interviewee thinks about a STEM topic.
  2. Conducting a mini literature review for a topic relevant to one’s interests/research.
  3. Designing and testing an instructional activity.