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Dissertations

Agra, Elise Stacy (2015).  A Conceptual Model for Facilitating Learning from Physics Tasks Using Visual Cueing and Outcome Feedback: Theory and Experiments (Doctoral dissertation).

Allbaugh, Alicia (2003).  The Problem Context Dependence of Students’ Application of Newton’s Second Law (Doctoral dissertation).

Aryal, Bijaya (2007).  Transfer of Learning with an Application to the Physics of Positron Emission Tomography (Doctoral dissertation).

Axmann, Waldemar (2002) Research Development and Preliminary Testing of Interactive Engagements for Teaching Quantum Mechanics to Undergraduate Physics Majors (Doctoral dissertation).

Baughman, Jr. James (1974).  The Development and Evaluation of Materials to Teach Laboratory Physics to Blind High School Students (Master's thesis).

Brungardt, John (1993).  The Influence of Interactive Videodisc Instruction Using Real-time Analysis on Kinematics Graphing Skills on High School Physics Students (Doctoral dissertation).

Chini, Jacquelyn J. (2010).  Comparing the scaffolding provided by physical and virtual manipulative for students' understanding of simple machines (Doctoral dissertation).

Churukian, Alice (2002).  Interactive Engagement in an Introductory University Physics Course:  Learning Gains and Perceptions (Doctoral dissertation).

Corpuz, Edgar (2006).  Students' Modeling of Friction at the Microscopic Level (Doctoral dissertation).

Cui, Lili (2006).  Assessing College Students' Retention and Transfer from Calculus to Physics (Doctoral dissertation).Fowler, Nicholas (2015).  Conceptual Learning in Introductory Electromagnetism Classes & Homework Management Systems for Large Enrollment Courses (Master's report).

Dimitrov, Albena (1997).  Development and Evaluation of Instructional Units on Potential Energy Diagrams (Doctoral dissertation).

Dwyer, Jessica Hewitt (2015).  Just-In-Time Teaching in Undergraduate Physics Courses: Implementation, Learning, and Perceptions (Doctoral dissertation).

Escalada, Lawrence T. (1997).  Investigating the Applicability of Activity-Based Quantum Mechanics in a Few High School Physics Classrooms Classrooms (Doctoral dissertation).

Escalada, Lawrence T. (1995).  An Investigation on the Effects of Using Interactive Digital Video in a Physics Classroom on Student Learning and Attitudes (Master's report).

Fracchiolla, Claudia (2016).  Investigating a Redesigned Physics Course for Future Elementary Teachers (Doctoral dissertation).

Gray, Kara (2004).  The Effect of Question Order on Student Responses to Multiple Choice Physics Questions (Master's report).

Gruner (now Mauk), Heidi (1997).  A Study of the Cognitive and Affective Impact of the Cockpit Physics Curriculum on Students at the United States Air Force Academy (Doctoral dissertation).

Habib, Arifa (2004).  Zero Degree Auger Electron Spectroscopy of Doubly and Triply Excited States of Flourine (Master's report).

Hamed, Kastro (1999).  Investigating Students’ Understanding of Surface Phenomena (Doctoral dissertation).

Hein (now Larkin), Theresa (1997).  Student Cognition and Learning in Physics and Student Learning Learning Styles (Doctoral dissertation).

Hester, Jerry (1992).  Learning Styles in Concepts of Physics:  An Examination of an Introductory Physics Course and the Way in Which it Meets the Needs of a Diverse Student Group (Master's report).

Hrepic, Zdeslav (2002).  Identifying Students’ Models of Propagation of Sound (Master's report).

Hrepic, Zdeslav (2004).  Development of Real-time Analysis of Students' Mental Models of Sound (Doctoral dissertation).

Hu, Dehui (2013). Understanding introductory students’ application of integrals in physics from multiple perspectives (Doctoral dissertation).

Iverson, David (1994).  A Non-linear Torsional Pendulum for the Undergraduate Study of Chaos (Master's report).

Jantan, Jaafar (1994).  Differences and Similarities in Teachers' Information Exploration Strategies for Lesson Planning Using the Physics InfoMall, a Large Database on CD-ROM (Doctoral dissertation).

Johnson, David C. (1995).  The Effects of a Student Response System on Student Participation and Learning in a Physics Course (Master's report).

Kalita, Spartak (2008).  Transfer of Students' Learning about X-Rays and Computer-Assisted Tomography from Physics To Medical Imaging (Doctoral dissertation).

Key, Roger (1995).  Implementation of microcomputer based laboratory activities in the first semester calculus based introductory physics course at Kansas State University (Master's report).

Lee, Seunghee (2002).  Students’ Understanding of Spectra, Seunghee Lee (Doctoral dissertation).

Leif, Todd R. (2008).  A case study of the physics enhancement project for two year colleges, its effects and outcomes on the teaching of undergraduate physics at two year colleges (Doctoral dissertation).

Liyanage-Weliweriya, Nandana (2015) Effect of Visual Cues and Outcome Feedback on Physics Problem Solving in an Online System (Master's report).

Madsen, Adrian (2012). Studies of visual attention in physics problem solving (Doctoral dissertation).

Makhafula, Oppress (2005).  Gender Issues and Self-Efficacy in High School, College and University Physics Education (Master's report).

Mamolo, Charles (2005). Student Learning and Dynamic Transfer while Interacting with Constructing Physics Understanding (CPU): A Case Study (Master's report).

Mateycik, Frances A. (2009).  Facilitating case reuse during problem solving in algebra-based physics (Doctoral dissertation).

Matloob-Haghanikar, Mojgan (2012).  Scientific reasoning patterns of future elementary school teachers (Doctoral dissertation).

McBride (now Jones), Dyan L. (2009).  Transfer of Learning from Traditional Optics to Wavefront Aberrometry (Doctoral dissertation).

Mihalcea, Gabi (1999).  Development and Evaluation of a Teaching Unit on Waves (Master's report).

Nakamura, Christopher (2012).  Student learning paths in an online multimedia learning environment (Doctoral dissertation).

Nguyen, Dong-Hai (2011). Facilitating students application of the integral and the area under the curve concepts in physics problems (Doctoral dissertation).

Ozimek, Darryl John (2004).  Student Learning, Retention, and Transfer from Trigonometry to Physics (Master's report).  

Pilj, Gerald H. (1996).  Evaluation and Analysis of the Physics InfoMall Field Test Version 3, G. H. Pilj (Master's report).

Rouinfar, Amy. (2014).  Influence of visual cueing and outcome feedback on physics problem solving and visual attention (Doctoral dissertation).

Unal, Ridvan (1996).  An Investigation on How Students Describe an Atom:  A Phenomenographic Approach (Master's report).

Wu, Xian (2016).  Influence of Multimedia Hints on Conceptual Physics Problem Solving and Visual Attention (Doctoral dissertation).

Yusof, Sadia (1985).  The Development and Evaluation of a Method to Provide Rapid Feedback to Laboratory Instructors on Conceptual Weaknesses and Strengths of the Students in the Class (Master's thesis).

Zhang, Qi (2009).  Integrating experimentation and instrumentation in upper-division physics, Qi Zhang (Master's report).