Auburn University Physics and Engineering Education Research (PEER) Group

Evidence-Based Approaches to Physics and Engineering Education

Eric Burkholder, Principal Investigator


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Summary of current research projects.


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Summary of teaching and outreach activities.


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List of publications, including links to PDFs.

By now it is safe to conclude from many studies on a wide variety of disciplines that nobody develops extraordinary abilities without putting in tremendous amounts of practice.

K. Anders Ericsson

Research in cognitive psychology has shown that expertise is carefully developed through deliberate practice and feedback, and is not the result of inborn talent.

Our goal is to transform undergraduate education to provide opportunities for all students to develop disciplinary expertise, not just “the best” students.

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