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Pollock, Steven J Professor

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  • Prof. Pollock's research is in the field of Physics Education Research (PER), investigating student learning in physics classes, and the constraints and opportunities involved in replicating 'proven' curricular practice, as well as extending educational models to the upper division. He has implemented and studied 'Tutorials in Introductory Physics' at CU, along with supporting and investigating TA and Learning Assistants' pedagogical development. His ongoing activities include research into (and curriculum development associated with) student learning difficulties in upper-division Electricity & Magnetism, Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics, and Mathematical Methods.

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  • Physics Education Research, implementing and investigating curricular and pedagogical reforms and assessments in upper-division physics courses, investigating impacts of established reforms in large lecture introductory courses, research and development in graduate TA and undergraduate Learning Assistant preparation

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