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Rachel Scherr

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  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Education, Researcher 

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

R. E. Scherr, "'Talking normally' as a scientific and interactional achievement," under review for J. Learn. Sci. (2010)

R. M. Goertzen, R. E. Scherr, and A. Elby, "A new perspective on teaching assistants as tutorial instructors: Respecting TAs' beliefs and experiences," accepted to Phys. Rev. - Spec. Topics: Phys. Educ. Res. (2010)

R. E. Scherr, H. G. Close, S. B. McKagan, and E. W. Close, "'Energy Theater': Using the body symbolically to understand energy," C. Singh, M. Sabella, and S. Rebello (Eds.), AIP Conf. Proc. 1289, 293-296 (2010 Physics Education Research Conference)

E. C. Kahle, R. E. Scherr, and H. G. Close, "An evolving model for seeing colored objects; A case study progression," C. Singh, M. Sabella, and S. Rebello (Eds.), AIP Conf. Proc. 1289, 185-188 (2010 Physics Education Research Conference)

H. G. Close, L. S. DeWater, E. W. Close, R. E. Scherr, and S. B. McKagan, "Using the Algebra Project method to regiment discourse in an energy course for teachers," C. Singh, M. Sabella, and S. Rebello (Eds.), AIP Conf. Proc. 1289, 9-12 (2010 Physics Education Research Conference)

E. W. Close, H. G. Close, S. B. McKagan, and R. E. Scherr, "Energy in action: The construction of ideas in multiple modes," C. Singh, M. Sabella, and S. Rebello (Eds.), AIP Conf. Proc. 1289, 105-108 (2010 Physics Education Research Conference)

R. E. Scherr and H. G. Close, "Transformative professional development: Cultivating concern with others' thinking as the root of teacher identity," Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (2010)

R. M. Goertzen, R. E. Scherr, and A. Elby, "Tutorial TAs in the classroom: Similar teaching behaviors are supported by varied beliefs about teaching and learning," Phys. Rev. - Spec. Topics: Phys. Educ. Res. 6(010105), 1-15 (2010)

R. M. Goertzen, R. E. Scherr, and A. Elby, "Accounting for tutorial teaching assistants' buy-in to reform instruction," Phys. Rev. - Spec. Topics: Phys. Educ. Res. 5(020109), 1-20 (2009)

R. E. Scherr, "Video analysis for insight and coding: Examples from tutorials in introductory physics," Phys. Rev. - Spec. Topics: Phys. Educ. Res. 5(020106), 1-10 (2009)

R. E. Scherr and D. Hammer, "Student behavior and epistemological framing: Examples from collaborative active-learning activities in physics," Cog. & Instr. 27(2), 147-174 (2009)