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University of Nebraska - Lincoln

2007

Robert G. Fuller Publications and Presentations

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Can One Book Really Transform Your Career?, Robert Fuller Oct 2007

Can One Book Really Transform Your Career?, Robert Fuller

Robert G. Fuller Publications and Presentations

Bärbel Inhelder and Jean Piaget. The Growth of Logical Thinking from Childhood to Adolescence An Essay on the Construction of Formal Operational Structures. New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers. 1958, ISBN 041521002X, 356 pp, $25.

My recommendation is get your hands on this seminal book (it is probably in a library near you.), read at least the first part of each of the first 14 chapters and try an much of the rest of the book as you can stand. Then set it aside and read To Understand Is To Invent, The Having of Wonderful Ideas (Duckworth) and Children and ...


Challenges From Alfred Bork: What Has Happened To Computers In Physics Education?, Robert Fuller Oct 2007

Challenges From Alfred Bork: What Has Happened To Computers In Physics Education?, Robert Fuller

Robert G. Fuller Publications and Presentations

In his 1978 Millikan lecture on Interactive Learning, Alfred Bork discussed eleven different modes of computer use in physics education. This paper converts Bork’s modes into challenges to the computers in physics education community and evaluates our progress since 1978. It concludes with a brief discussion of future challenges.


Book Review: A Love Of Discovery: Science Education—The Second Career Of Robert Karplus., Robert Fuller Apr 2007

Book Review: A Love Of Discovery: Science Education—The Second Career Of Robert Karplus., Robert Fuller

Robert G. Fuller Publications and Presentations

Robert Fuller has set out to collect in a single volume the most important works by Robert Karplus on science education. But rather than simply present the articles and writings in chronological order, the editor has grouped the papers in eight chapters, and each chapter begins with an essay written by someone who worked with Karplus. Most of these eight essays add depth and complexity to the papers and, for some, may be as valuable as the reprints.

Robert Karplus received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1948 at the age of 21 and became a full professor at UC ...


Robert G. Fuller Curriculum Vitae Feb 2007

Robert G. Fuller Curriculum Vitae

Robert G. Fuller Publications and Presentations

Updated through October 2005. Includes Education; Professional Experience; Professional Society Memberships & Honors; Innovative Teaching Activities; External Funding; Refereed Journal Articles (45); Invited Papers (121); Books, Chapters, & Media (87); Abstracts & Proceedings (206).