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Teaching Physics

ByReinders Duit, Hans Niedderer, Horst Schecker

A deliberate subject-specific view is employed in the present chapter. We attempt to provide an overview of research on teaching and learning physics-in particular from the perspective of what is special in this domain as compared with biology, chemistry, and earth science. We would like to point to two issues where physics education appears to be “special” already.