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Kustusch, M. B., Gaffney, J. D. H, and Beichner, R. "The Real Prize Inside: Learning about Science and Spectra from Cereal Boxes" Phys. Teacher. (in press).

Rhett J. Allain and R Beichner, "Do students need to grasp the concept of rate of change before they understand electric potential?," Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. (submitted).

R Beichner, Yehudit Judy Dori, and John Belcher, "New Physics Teaching and Assessment: Laboratory and Technology Enhanced Active Learning," in Handbook of College Science Teaching, edited by J. Mintzes and W. J. Leonard (National Science Teachers Association, Washington, D.C., In Press).

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

Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood, Matter and Interactions. (John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2004).

J. Handelsman, D. Ebert-May, R Beichner, P. Bruns, A. Chang, R. DeHaan, J. Gentile, S. Lauffer, J. Stewart, S. M. Tilghman, and W. B. Wood, "Scientific teaching," Science 304 (23), 521-522 (2004). Supplementary material is available.

D. Dobey, R Beichner, and Michael E. Jabot, Essentials of Elementary Science (3rd edition). (Allyn & Bacon, Boston, MA, 2004).

Paula Vetter Engelhardt and Robert J. Beichner, "Students' understanding of direct current resistive electrical circuits," American Journal of Physics 72 (1), 98-115 (2004).

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).

Chabay, R. W. & Sherwood, B. A. Modern mechanics. American Journal of Physics 72, 439-445 (2004).

Melissa Dancy, "But are they learning? Getting started in classroom evaluation," Cell Biology Education 1, 87-94 (2002).

Chabay, R. W., & Sherwood, B. A. Matter & Interactions I: Modern Mechanics and Matter & Interactions II: Electric & Magnetic Interactions. New York: John Wiley & Sons (2002).

Duane Deardorff, Introductory physics students' treatment of measurement uncertainty, North Carolina State University, 2001.

Rhett J. Allain, Investigating the relationship between student difficulties with the concept of electric potential and the concept of rate of change, PhD, North Carolina State University, 2001.

Raymond A.  Serway, Robert J.  Beichner, and John W. Jewett, Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 5th ed. (Saunders College Publishing, Forth Worth, 2000).

R. McGrew, J M Saul, and C. Teague, Instructor's Manual with Solutions for R. A. Serway and R. J. Beichner, Physics for Scientists and Engineers. (Saunders College Publishing, Philadelphia, PA, 2000).

R. Serway, J M Saul, Rhett J. Allain, and J. Morse, Hints, Tips, and Problems for Teaching Introductory Physics. (Saunders College, Philadelphia, PA, 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).

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).

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

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

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

Robert Beichner, "Physics education," in Encyclopedia of Physics, edited by J. Rigden (Macmillan, New York, 1997).

Paula Engelhardt, Examining Students’ Understanding of Electrical Circuits through Multiple-choice Testing and Interviews, PhD, North Carolina State University, 1997.

R Beichner, "Recent Developments in Physics Education Research," in Physics News in 1996 (1997), pp. 14-15.

Eric Ayars, "Nonphysical results with the electric-field mapping experiment," The Physics Teacher 34 (6), 344-345 (1996).

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

Robert J. Beichner, "Testing student interpretation of kinematics graphs," American Journal of Physics 62 (8), 750-762 (1994).

Robert Beichner and D. Dobey, Essentials of Classroom Teaching. (Allyn & Bacon Boston, 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.

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.

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).

R Beichner, "The consequences of restructuring teacher education," in Vital Signs 3: Restructuring the English Classroom, edited by James L. Collins (Boynton/Cook Publishers, Portsmouth, NH, 1992), pp. 153-166.

Robert J. Beichner, "Paper cup magnetism," Science Scope 13 (8), 18-19,52 (1990).

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.

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.

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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