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Publications by John S. Risley

 

 

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R Beichner, J M Saul, D S Abbott, J. Morse, Duane Deardorff, Rhett J. Allain, S W Bonham, Melissa Dancy, and J. Risley, "Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) project," in Research-Based Reform of University Physics, edited by E F Redish and P. J. Cooney (American Association of Physics Teachers, College Park, MD, In Press)

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

R. Beichner, L. Bernold, E. Burniston, P. Dail, R. Felder, J. Gastineau, M. Gjertsen, and J. Risley, "Case study of the physics component of an integrated curriculum," American Journal of Physics 67 (S1), S16-24 (1999).

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

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.

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, Richard Hake, Lillian C. McDermott, Jose Mestre, Edward Redish, Frederick Reif, and John Risley, "Support of Physics-Education Research as a Subfield of Physics: Proposal to the NSF Physics Division," unpublished white paper.

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).

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.

Ladye 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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

John S. Risley, “Sunburst communications: Sir Isaac Newton's Games,” The Physics Teacher 25:327-328, 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.

John S. Risley and Eugen Merzbacher, “The Position of U.S. Physics: A Case Study,” Physics Today, 9, (1978).

 

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