Topical Group on Physics Education Research

The objective of the Topical Group on Physics Education Research (GPER) is the advancement and diffusion of knowledge concerning the learning and teaching of physics. This knowledge is based on studies ranging from individuals to institutional practices, from neural and cognitive processes to social and contextual components of education, from basic research to educational practices in physics. The objectives of this research includes the integration of scientific knowledge and analysis methods across disciplines to address the dynamical complexities and uncertainties of learning and teaching physics.


Upcoming Meetings

March Meeting 2021
March 15-19, 2021

APS April Meeting 2021
April 17-20, 2021

March Meeting 2022
February 28-March 4, 2022

APS April Meeting 2022
April 23-26, 2022

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News & Announcements

GPER Publishes December 2019 Newsletter
GPER Mini Grants: Early Career and Personal Support
GPER Publishes December 2017 Newsletter

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