UMD Physics Education Research Group

The University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group (UMD-PERG) takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying learning and teaching in physics, engineering, and in science more generally.


Our group prioritizes: 


Towards these purposes, we draw on:


Our group includes members from the departments of Physics (College of Math and Natural Sciences) and Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (College of Education) at the University of Maryland, College Park



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Teaching Resources and Research-based Instructional Materials