Harry Ulrich

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A new physics teacher faces a daunting task. All too frequently he or she is asked to teach physics without the benefit of sufficient background in either the content or pedagogy of physics. Yet, obtaining that background information is not easy for an in-service, under-prepared teacher. The Physics Teaching Web Advisory (Pathway) is addressing this problem(More)
A new physics teacher faces a daunting task. All too frequently he or she is asked to teach physics without sufficient background knowledge in either the content or pedagogy of physics. Yet, obtaining that background information is not easy for an in-service, under-prepared teacher. The Physics Teaching Web Advisory (Pathway) is addressing this issue by(More)
The ALPS project (Active Learning in Problem Solving) is building and evaluating an educational technology that combines cognitive tutors with a novel interactive questioning environment called Synthetic Interviews. Our goal is to develop an " active learning " environment that rivals the effectiveness of human tutors. The first version combines an existing(More)
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