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R Beichner, "Instructional Technology Research and Development in a US Physics Education Group," European Journal of Engineering Education 31 (31), 383-393 (2006).

V. Kuo and R Beichner, "Stars of the Big Dipper: A 3-D vector activity," The Physics Teacher 44 (4), 168-172 (2006).

M. Dancy and R Beichner, "Impact of animation on assessment of conceptual understanding in physics," Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 2 (2006).

Jeanne Morse, Effect of simulations in student understanding of electric field concepts, PhD, North Carolina State University, 2005

Avi Marchewka, David S. Abbott, and Robert J. Beichner, "Oscillator damped by a constant-magnitude friction force," American Journal of Physics 72 (4), 477-483 (2004).

Scott W. Bonham, Duane L. Deardorff, and Robert J. Beichner, "Comparison of student performance using web and paper-based homework in college-level physics," Journal of Research in Science Teaching 40 (10), 1050-1071 (2003).

John S. Risley, Director, WebAssign User’s Manual version 3.5, Raleigh, NC (2002).

Scott Bonham, Robert Beichner, and Duane Deardorff, "Online homework: Does it make a difference?," The Physics Teacher 39 (5), 293-296 (2001).

Melissa Dancy, Investigating Animations for Assessment with an Animated Version of the Force Concept Inventory, Ph. D., North Carolina State University, 2000.

Scott W. Bonham, Robert J. Beichner, Aaron Titus, and Larry Martin, "Educational research using web-based assessment systems," Journal of Research on Computing in Education 33 (1), 28-44 (2000).

David S. Abbott, Jeffery M. Saul, George W. Parker, and Robert J. Beichner, "Can one lab make a difference?," American Journal of Physics 68 (S1), S60-S61 (2000).

S W Bonham and J. Risley, "Using Physlets to teach electrostatics," The Physics Teacher 37, 276-280 (1999).

J. Schwartz and R. Beichner, Essentials of Educational Technology. (Allyn & Bacon, Boston, 1999).

Robert Beichner and D S Abbott, "Video-based labs for introductory physics courses," J. College Science Teaching 29 (2), 101-104 (1999).

Aaron P. Titus, L. W. Martin, and Robert J. Beichner, "Web-based testing in physics education: Methods and opportunities," Computers in Physics 12 (2), 117-123 (1998).

Aaron Titus, Integrating video and animation with physics problem solving exercises on the World Wide Web, Ph.D, North Carolina State University, 1998.

J. Schwartz and Robert Beichner, Essentials of Classroom Teaching: Computers in the Classroom. (Allyn & Bacon, Boston, 1998).

S. Carlson, J Risley, J Gastineau, and Robert Beichner, "Core Concepts in Physics CD-ROM,"  (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1998), pp. Single CD-ROM disc.  Contains problems and modules written by NCSU PER Group members.

Robert Beichner, "Visualizing potential surfaces with a spreadsheet," The Physics Teacher 35 (2), 95-97 (1997).

Cindy Schwarz and Robert Beichner, "Interactive journey through physics,"  (Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1997), pp. 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in. + Includes: 1 user's guide + 1 installation guide.

Margaret H. Gjertsen and John S. Risley, “10th Anniversary CIP Educational Software Directory,” Computers in Physics, 11:56-80, Jan/Feb 1997.

John S. Risley, “Ten Years of Tracking Educational Software,” Computers in Physics, 11:52-53, Jan/Feb 1997.

Robert J. Beichner, "The impact of video motion analysis on kinematics graph interpretation skills," American Journal of Physics 64 (10), 1272-1277 (1996).

Ladye K. Wilkinson, Margaret H. Gjertsen, and John S. Risley, “1995 Directory of Physics Courseware: Simulation Software,” Computers in Physics, 9:65-79, Jan/Feb 1995.

Ladye K. Wilkinson, Margaret H. Gjertsen, and John S. Risley, “1995 Directory of Physics Courseware: MBL Software,” Computers in Physics, 9:185-199, Mar/Apr 1995.

R. Beichner, L. Wilkinson, J. Gastineau, P. Engelhardt, M. Gjertsen, M. Hazen, L. Ritchie, and J. Risley, "Hardware and software preferences of high school physics teachers," The Physics Teacher 33 (5), 270-274 (1995).

Robert Beichner, "Considering perception and cognition in the design of an instructional software package," Multimedia Tools and Applications 1, 173-184 (1995).

Robert J. Beichner, "Multimedia editing to promote science learning," Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 3 (1), 55-70 (1994).

Robert Beichner, "Research-guided design of multimedia research tools," Computer Graphics 28, 40-43 (1994).

Ladye K. Wilkinson, John S. Risley, John E. Gastineau, Paula V. Engelhardt, and Scott F. Schultz, “Graphs and Tracks Impresses as a Kinematics Teaching Tool,” Computers in Physics 8, November-December, 1994.

Ladye K. Wilkinson, Margaret H. Gjertsen, and John S. Risley, “Educational Software for Teaching Physics—1994 Directory,” Computer Applications in Engineering Education 2:257-269, 1994.

Paula V. Englehardt, Scott F. Schultz, John E. Gastineau, Margaret H. Gjertsen, and John S. Risley, “Teaching the Use of Spreadsheets for Physics,” The Physics Teacher 31:546-547, December, 1993.

Ladke K. Wilkinson, Margaret H. Gjertsen, and John S. Risley, “Educational Software for Teaching Physics-1993 Directory,” Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 1:337-384, 1993.

R. Beichner, "Technology competencies for new teachers: Issues and suggestions," in Computer Studies: Computers in Education (6th Ed.), edited by J. J. Hirschbuhl (Dushkin, Guilford, CT, 1993).

Robert J. Beichner, "The development of a graduate class on hypermedia issues in education," Educational Technology Review 1 (1), 12-17 (1993).

R Beichner, "Technology competencies for new teachers: Issues and suggestions," Journal of Computing in Teacher Education 9 (3), 17-20 (1993).

Paula V. Engelhardt, Margaret H. Gjertsen, and John S. Risley, “1993 Directory of Physics Courseware,” Computers in Physics, 7:45-76 Jan/Feb 1993.

Farr, S. D., Troy, M., Rich, K., & Beichner, R., MorseWriter - Mac. (Center for Learning and Technology, State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY. 1993) (software)

E. F. Redish and J. S. Risley, eds. Computers in Physics Instruction: Proceedings. Addison-Wesley Publish­ing Co., Reading (1990).

Robert J. Beichner, "The effect of simultaneous motion presentation and graph generation in a kinematics lab," Journal of Research in Science Teaching 27 (8), 803-815 (1990).

Robert J. Beichner, "Applications of Macintosh microcomputers in introductory physics," The Physics Teacher 27 (5), 348-353 (1989).

John S. Risley, “Using Physics Courseware”, The Physics Teacher 27:188–192 March, 1989.

Robert J. Beichner, M.J. DeMarco, D.J. Ettestad, and E. Gleason, "VideoGraph: A new way to study kinematics," presented at the Conference on Computers in Physics Instruction, Raleigh, NC, USA, 1988. Information about Videograph is available.

J. S. Risley, ed. Computers in Physics Instruction: Software (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1988).

J. S. Risley and E. F. Redish, eds. Computers in Physics Instruction: Abstracts of Contributed Papers (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1988).

John S. Risley, “Teaching Physics with Computers: Does It Work?”, Computers in Physics p. 94 July/August, 1988.

Farr, S. D., Beichner, R., & Troy, M., MorseWriter - Apple Version (Center for Learning and Technology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. 1988)(Software)

J. S. Risley. Physics Problems: A Guide to Using the Computer Tutorials in Physics 1 by CONTROL DATA (Raleigh, 1987).

Karen L. Johnston, Lisa Grable-Wallace, and John S. Risley, “Integrating CDC Physics Courseware into Engineering Physics,” The Physics Teacher 25:286–292, May, 1987.

Margaret Gjertsen and John S. Risley, “Educational Software for Teaching Physics: Commercial Packages,” The Physics Teacher 25:301.1–301.37, May, 1987.

R Beichner, "Using microcomputers for graphing practice," Journal of College Science Teaching 15, 528-529 (1986).

Robert J. Beichner, Physics Laboratory Helpware (Prentice Hall, Engelwood Cliffs, NJ, 1985). (Software).

Beichner, R. Momentum Conservation Timer/Interface, Gradebook, Vernier Caliper (Colege Park, MD: Physics Software Exchange (PHYSX) of the Am. Assoc. Phys. Teach. 1984.)

Beichner, R. Energy Lessons, National Energy Policy Simulator, The Red Wolf- An Endangered Species Simulation (Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY. 1993). (Software).

 
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