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Department of Physics

J.T. Laverty

J.T. LavertyAssistant Professor
36C Cardwell Hall
(785) 532-1526
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Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2013

Research Area

Physics Education Research
  • Developing and Improving Assessments in Undergraduate Physics
  • Investigating Scientific Practices in Undergraduate Physics
  • Transforming Physics Courses to include Scientific Practices

Recent Selected Publications

J. T. Laverty, S. M. Underwood, R. L. Matz, L. A. Posey, J. H. Carmel, M. D. Caballero, C. L. Fata-Hartley, D. Ebert-May, S. E. Jardeleza, M. M. Cooper (2016).  Characterizing College Science Assessments: The Three-Dimensional Learning Assessment ProtocolPLOS ONE, 11(9): e0162333.

M. M. Cooper, M. D. Caballero, D. Ebert-May, C. L. Fata-Hartley, S. E. Jardeleza, J. S. Krajcik, J. T. Laverty, R. L. Matz, L .A. Posey, and S. M. Underwood (2015). Challenge faculty to transform STEM learning, Science, 350 (6258), 281-282. 

J. T. Laverty, M. M. Cooper, and M. D. Caballero, Developing the Next Generation of Physics Assessments, 2015 PERC Proceedings [College Park, MD, July 29-30, 2015], edited by A. D. Churukian, D. L. Jones, and L. Ding.

J. T. Laverty and G. Kortemeyer, Function plot response: A scalable system for teaching kinematics graphs (2012).  American Journal of Physics, 80(8), 724.