Physical Review Physics Education Research

(The TQCC of Physical Review Physics Education Research is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Studying physics during the COVID-19 pandemic: Student assessments of learning achievement, perceived effectiveness of online recitations, and online laboratories85
Demographics of physics education research79
Preparing for the quantum revolution: What is the role of higher education?54
Could an artificial-intelligence agent pass an introductory physics course?38
Effect of gender, self-efficacy, and interest on perception of the learning environment and outcomes in calculus-based introductory physics courses34
Investigating the landscape of physics laboratory instruction across North America30
Effects of emergency remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic on university physics students in Italy26
Effect of integrating physics education technology simulations on students’ conceptual understanding in physics: A review of literature26
Investigating society’s educational debts due to racism and sexism in student attitudes about physics using quantitative critical race theory26
Lab instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic: Effects on student views about experimental physics in comparison with previous years25
Not feeling recognized as a physics person by instructors and teaching assistants is correlated with female students’ lower grades24
Effect of culture on women physicists’ career choice: A comparison of Muslim majority countries and the West23
Students’ sense of belonging in introductory physics course for bioscience majors predicts their grade23
Thematic analysis of 18 years of physics education research conference proceedings using natural language processing22
Implementing an epistemologically authentic approach to student-centered inquiry learning22
Grades, grade component weighting, and demographic disparities in introductory physics21
Impact of a course transformation on students’ reasoning about measurement uncertainty21
Teaching and learning special relativity theory in secondary and lower undergraduate education: A literature review21
Damage caused by societal stereotypes: Women have lower physics self-efficacy controlling for grade even in courses in which they outnumber men21
How perception of learning environment predicts male and female students’ grades and motivational outcomes in algebra-based introductory physics courses20
Eye tracking in physics education research: A systematic literature review20
Epistemology, socialization, help seeking, and gender-based views in in-person and online, hands-on undergraduate physics laboratories20
Effect of an introductory quantum physics course using experiments with heralded photons on preuniversity students’ conceptions about quantum physics20
Critical race and feminist standpoint theories in physics education research: A historical review and potential applications19
Community of practice approach for understanding identity development within informal physics programs19
Students’ understanding of the concept of the electric field through conversions of multiple representations18
Network positions in active learning environments in physics18
Restructuring physics labs to cultivate sense of student agency18
Design-based research as a model for systematic curriculum development: The example of a curriculum for introductory optics17
Social networks and academic performance in physics: Undergraduate cooperation enhances ill-structured problem elaboration and inhibits well-structured problem solving17
Teaching electric circuits with a focus on potential differences16
Eye-movement study of high- and low-prior-knowledge students’ scientific argumentations with multiple representations16
Assessing mathematical sensemaking in physics through calculation-concept crossover16
Future quantum workforce: Competences, requirements, and forecasts16
Characterizing active learning environments in physics using network analysis and classroom observations16
Mediational effect of prior preparation on performance differences of students underrepresented in physics15
Classification of open-ended responses to a research-based assessment using natural language processing15
Gendered performance differences in introductory physics: A study from a large land-grant university15
Analyzing admissions metrics as predictors of graduate GPA and whether graduate GPA mediates Ph.D. completion15
Using machine learning to identify the most at-risk students in physics classes15
Impacts on student learning, confidence, and affect in a remote, large-enrollment, course-based undergraduate research experience in physics14
Test of understanding graphs in kinematics: Item objectives confirmed by clustering eye movement transitions14
Student recognition of interference and diffraction patterns: An eye-tracking study14
Physics teacher isolation, contextual characteristics, and student performance14
Insights from the Physics and Astronomy New Faculty Workshop: How do new physics faculty teach?14
Gendered motivations and aspirations of university physics students in Finland14
Importance of math prerequisites for performance in introductory physics13
Holistic framework to help students learn effectively from research-validated self-paced learning tools13
LGBT+ physicists: Harassment, persistence, and uneven suppo13
Students’ use and perception of textbooks and online resources in introductory physics13
Development of a two-tier instrument on simple electric circuits13
Optimizing the length of computerized adaptive testing for the Force Concept Inventory13
Inventory for the assessment of representational competence of vector fields13
Communities of practice as a curriculum design theory in an introductory physics class for engineers13
Phenomenographic analysis and comparison of students’ conceptual understanding of electric and magnetic fields and the principle of superposition12
Observing whiteness in introductory physics: A case study12
Categorical framework for mathematical sense making in physics12
Evaluating the role of student preference in physics lab group equity12
Can ChatGPT support prospective teachers in physics task development?12
Examining the relationship between informal science experiences and physics identity: Unrealized possibilities12
Working together or alone, near, or far: Social connections and communities of practice in in-person and remote physics laboratories12
Learning assistant approaches to teaching computational physics problems in a problem-based learning course12
Knowledge integration in student learning of Newton’s third law: Addressing the action-reaction language and the implied causality12
How do physics students evaluate artificial intelligence responses on comprehension questions? A study on the perceived scientific accuracy and linguistic quality of ChatGPT12
Using virtual reality in electrostatics instruction: The impact of training12
Educational data augmentation in physics education research using ChatGPT12
Examination of quantitative methods for analyzing data from concept inventories11
Informal physics programs as communities of practice: How can programs support university students’ identities?11
Not engaging with problems in the lab: Students’ navigation of conflicting data and models11
Guiding students towards an understanding of the electromotive force concept in electromagnetic phenomena through a teaching-learning sequence11
Relationship between students’ online learning behavior and course performance: What contextual information matters?11
Examining the effects of lab instruction and gender composition on intergroup interaction networks in introductory physics labs11
Effect of students’ investigative experiments on students’ recognition of interference and diffraction patterns: An eye-tracking study11
Remote advanced lab course: A case study analysis of open-ended projects11
Development and validation of a conceptual survey instrument to evaluate students’ understanding of thermodynamics11
Concept of a transductive link11
Student knowledge integration in learning mechanical wave propagation11
Impact of broad categorization on statistical results: How underrepresented minority designation can mask the struggles of both Asian American and African American students11
Brazilian physicists community diversity, equity, and inclusion: A first diagnostic11
Skills-focused lab instruction improves critical thinking skills and experimentation views for all students11
Introductory physics lab instructors’ perspectives on measurement uncertainty11
Designing and implementing materials on quantum computing for secondary school students: The case of teleportation11
Impact of informal physics programs on university student development: Creating a physicist10
Incorporating writing in advanced lab projects: A multiple case-study analysis10
Designing research-based instructional materials that leverage dual-process theories of reasoning: Insights from testing one specific, theory-driven intervention10
Undergraduate student experiences in remote lab courses during the COVID-19 pandemic10
Transitioning to online instruction: Strong ties and anxiety10
Intersectional analysis of Advanced Placement Physics participation and performance by gender and ethnicity10
Do female and male students’ physics motivational beliefs change in a two-semester introductory physics course sequence?10
Physics Inventory of Quantitative Literacy: A tool for assessing mathematical reasoning in introductory physics10
Sequential and simultaneous synthesis problem solving: A comparison of students’ gaze transitions10
Comparison of labatorials and traditional labs: The impacts of instructional scaffolding on the student experience and conceptual understanding10
Impact of virtual research experience for undergraduates experiences on students’ psychosocial gains during the COVID-19 pandemic10
Framework for evaluating statistical models in physics education research10
Disabling barriers experienced by students with disabilities in postsecondary introductory physics10
Examining the relation of correct knowledge and misconceptions using the nominal response model10
Professional development combining cognitive apprenticeship and expectancy-value theories improves lab teaching assistants’ instructional views and practices10
Examining the effect of counternarratives about physics on women’s physics career intentions10
Difficulties in understanding mechanical waves: Remediated by problem-based instruction10
Why and how teachers use nature of science in teaching quantum physics: Research on the use of an ecological teaching intervention in upper secondary schools9
Effects of metacognitive scaffolding on students’ performance and confidence judgments in simulation-based inquiry9
Students’ perspectives on computational challenges in physics class9
Effects of instruction on students’ overconfidence in introductory quantum mechanics9
Beyond teaching methods: Highlighting physics faculty’s strengths and agency9
Sketching to support visual learning with interactive tutorials9
Inclusive learning environments can improve student learning and motivational beliefs9
Investigating students’ views of experimental physics in German laboratory classes9
Research-based quantum instruction: Paradigms and Tutorials9
Improving test security and efficiency of computerized adaptive testing for the Force Concept Inventory9
Social positioning in small group interactions in an investigative science learning environment physics class9
Today’s interdisciplinary quantum information classroom: Themes from a survey of quantum information science instructors9
Student epistemological framing on paper-based assessments9
Identifying physics misconceptions at the circus: The case of circular motion9
Exploring the effects of omitted variable bias in physics education research9
Defining and assessing understandings of evidence with the assessment rubric for physics inquiry: Towards integration of argumentation and inquiry9
Exploring and supporting student reasoning in physics by leveraging dual-process theories of reasoning and decision making9
Gender differences in classroom experiences impacting self-efficacy in an AP Physics 1 classroom8
Development of a construct map to describe students’ reasoning about introductory quantum mechanics8
Maintaining item banks with the Rasch model: An example from wave optics8
Animation and interactivity in computer-based physics experiments to support the documentation of measured vector quantities in diagrams: An eye tracking study8
Applying module analysis to the Conceptual Survey of Electricity and Magnetism8
Secondary school students’ misunderstandings of potential wells and tunneling8
Challenges and opportunities for informal physics learning in the COVID era8
Analyzing high school students’ reasoning about polarization of light8
Possible misconceptions about solid friction8
Active learning reduces academic risk of students with nonformal reasoning skills: Evidence from an introductory physics massive course in a Chilean public university8
Evaluating instructional labs’ use of deliberate practice to teach critical thinking skills8
Fostering appropriation through designing for multiple access points to a multidimensional understanding of physics8