Impact of Guided Reflection with Peers on the Development of Effective Problem Solving Strategies and Physics Learning

  title={Impact of Guided Reflection with Peers on the Development of Effective Problem Solving Strategies and Physics Learning},
  author={Andrew J. Mason and Chandralekha Singh},
  journal={The Physics Teacher},
Students must learn effective problem solving strategies in order to develop expertise in physics. Effective problem solving strategies include a conceptual analysis of the problem followed by planning of the solution, and then implementation, evaluation, and reflection upon the process. Research suggests that converting a problem from the initial verbal representation to other suitable representation, e.g., diagrammatic representation, during the initial conceptual analysis can facilitate… 

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