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Lessons from the Physics Education Reform Effort

Richard Hake, Indiana University


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Several years ago, I reported a survey of pretest and posttest data for 62 introductory physics courses attended by a total of 6542 students. The present article provides a summary of that survey and offers 14 lessons from the physics education reform effort that may assist in the general upgrading of education and science literacy.

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cognitive science, education reform, education research, interactive engagement, physics education, science literacy
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