Essays about: "David Nygren"

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  1. 1. A case study of student reasoning about refraction and image-object positioning

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Fysikundervisningens didaktik

    Author : David Nygren; [2014]
    Keywords : reasoning; refraction; optics; mental model; cognitive process; disciplinary discourse; analogical reasoning; extreme case reasoning; ray tracing; intuition; conceptual understanding; recalling; visual memory; representations;

    Abstract : This exploratory case study was undertaken to obtain a greater understanding of the difficulties that physics students face when solving image-object projections in optics problems. This was carried out by studying the students’ reasoning when facing new kinds of problem settings using the refraction of light and the position of the virtual image and the real object as the frame for the research. READ MORE