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John Thompson

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Science, Researcher 

BIO

EXPERTISE

Research on the learning and teaching at the mathematics-physics interface: how students think about mathematics in physics contexts and how students mathematically model physical scenarios. 

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