Papers we have discussed:
December 9, 2014 - Active Learning Increases Student Performance in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, Freeman et. al.
January 26, 2015 - "When Physical Intuition Fails", Chandralekha Singh, 2002; "Some Implications from Physics Education Research for Teaching Problem Solving in General Physics", David Maloney, 2008
February 9, 2015 - "Student Views of Similarity between Math and Physics Problems", McBride, PERC2011; "Comparing Physics and Math Problems", Jones & Roseman, PERC2012; "Students’ Views of Math and Physics Problems: Structure vs. Content", Jones, PERC2013
February 23, 2015 - "Teaching problem solving through cooperative grouping. Part 1: Group versus individual problem solving", Heller, Keith, & Anderson 1992; "Teaching problem solving through cooperative grouping. Part 2: Designing problems and structuring groups", Heller & Hollabaugh, 1992
Links to Resources:
PER Central: http://www.compadre.org/per/
Online archive of context-rich physics problems: http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchive/ola.html