Articles & Talks

Articles

Chabay, R. W., & Sherwood, B. A. (1999). Bringing atoms into first-year physics. American Journal of Physics, 67, pp.1045-1050.
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Chabay, R. & Sherwood, B. (2004) Modern Mechanics. American Journal of Physics, 72, pp. 439-445.
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Chabay, R. & Sherwood, B. (2006) Restructuring the introductory electricity and magnetism course. American Journal of Physics, 74(4), pp. 329-336.
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Chabay, R. & Sherwood, B. (2008) Computational physics in the introductory calculus-based course. American Journal of Physics, 76(4&5), pp. 307-313.
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Beichner, R., Chabay, R., & Sherwood, B. (2010) Labs for the Matter & Interactions curriculum. American Journal of Physics, 78(5), pp. 456-460.
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Matthew A. Kohlmyer, Marcos D. Caballero, Richard Catrambone, Ruth W. Chabay, Lin Ding, Mark P. Haugan, M. Jackson Marr, Bruce A. Sherwood, and Michael F. Schatz, (2009) Tale of two curricula: The performance of 2000 students in introductory electromagnetism. Phys. Rev.  ST Physics Educ. Res. 5, 020105.
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Lin Ding, Ruth Chabay, Bruce Sherwood, (2013).  How do students in an innovative principle-based mechanics course understand energy concepts?  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 50(6): 722-747. doi: 10.1002/tea.21097

There is a chapter on Matter & Interactions in the on-line volume Research-based Reform of University Physics, edited by E.F. Redish and P. Cooney (2007)

A unified treatment of electrostatics and circuits.  B. Sherwood and R. Chabay, unpublished. (1999)
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Talks

Thinking Iteratively, a 30 minute video of a talk presented by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood at the summer 2014 conference of the American Association of Physics Teachers on the occasion of receiving the 2014 Halliday and Resnick Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Surface Charge Distributions in Circuits, a poster presented by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood at the winter 2016 conference of the American Association of Physics Teachers in New Orleans.