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John Thompson

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Science, Researcher 

BIO

EXPERTISE

Research on the learning and teaching of physics, especially thermal physics, and the associated mathematics and representations used. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

W.M. Christensen and J.R. Thompson, "Investigating graphical representations of slope and derivative without a physics context," Phys. Rev. ST Physics Ed. Research 8, 023101 (2012).

J.R. Thompson, W.M. Christensen, and M.C. Wittmann, "Preparing future teachers to anticipate student difficulties in physics in a graduate-level course in physics, pedagogy, and education research," Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research 7, 010108 (2011), http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.7.010108; reprinted in Teacher Education in Physics: Research, Curriculum, and Practice, D.E. Meltzer and P.S. Shaffer, Eds., pp. 91-102 (American Physical Society, 2011), http://www.ptec.org/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11618&DocID=2519