Knaub, A., Foote, K., Henderson, C., Dancy, M, & Beichner R. (2016). Get a room: the role of classroom space in sustained implementation of studio style instruction, International Journal of STEM Education, 3:8.

Foote, K. T., Knaub, A., Dancy, M., Henderson, C., & Beichner, R. (2016). Enabling and Challenging Factors in Institutional Reform: The Case of SCALE-UP, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res, 12, 010103.

Lunk, B., and Beichner, R. (2016, July 20-21). Attitudes of Life Science Majors Towards Computational Modeling in Introductory Physics. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2016, Sacramento, CA.

Countryman, C. (2015). The educational impact of smartphone implementation in introductory mechanics laboratories, PERC 2015 Proceedings, 95-98.

Foote, K. T., Neumeyer, X., Henderson, C., Dancy, M. H., & Beichner, R. J. (2015). SCALE-UP Implementation and Intra-Institutional Dissemination: A Case Study of Two Institutions. In Proceedings of the 2014 Physics Education Research Conference, AIP Press, pp. 83-86, College Park, MD, AAPT.

Beichner, R., (2015) Guest Editorial: Reflections on the origins of Physics Education Research—Special Topics, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 11, 020001. doi: 10.1103/ PhysRevSTPER.11.020001.

J. Bryant, R. Dawod, S. Fischer, and M. Kustusch, Exploring student difficulties with observation location, PERC 2015 Proceedings, 71-74.

J. Gaffney and A. Gaffney, How personal effort, student interactions, and instructor support relate to physics student satisfaction, PERC 2015 Proceedings, 119-122.


Countryman, C. (2014). Familiarizing Students with the Basics of a Smartphone's Internal Sensors, Physics Teacher 52, 557

Foote, K. T., Neumeyer, X., Henderson, C., Dancy, M. H., & Beichner, R. J. (2014). Diffusion of research-based instructional strategies: The case of SCALE-UP. International Journal of STEM Education, 1(1), 10.

Foote, K. T., Neumeyer, X., Henderson, C., Dancy, M. H., & Beichner, R. J. (2014). SCALE-UP implementation and intra-instituional dissemination: A case study of two institutions, PERC 2014 Proceedings, 83-86.

Neumeyer, X., Foote, K. T., Beichner, R., Dancy, M. H., & Henderson C. (2014). Examining the Diffusion of Research-Based Instructional Strategies Using Social Network Analysis: A Case Study of SCALE-UP. Proceedings of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference.

J. Gaffney and A. Gaffney, Student Satisfaction and Perceptions of Instructor Support in Studio Physics, PERC 2014 Proceedings, 95-98.

Beichner, R., History and Evolution of Active Learning Spaces, Published in Active Learning Spaces: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 137, March 2014, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

L. Ding, R. Chabay, and B. Sherwood, How do students in an innovative principle-based mechanics course understand energy concepts?, J. Res. Sci. Teaching, 50 (6), 722 - 747 (2013).

Zwolak, M. Kustusch, and C. Manogue, Rethinking the rubric for grading the CUE: The superposition principle, PERC 2013 Proceedings, 385-388.

G. Sherer, M. Kustusch, C. Manogue, and D. Roundy, The partial derivative machine, PERC 2013 Proceedings, 341-344.

D. Roundy, A. Gupta, J. Wagner, T. Dray, M. Kustusch, and C. Manogue, From fear to fun in thermodynamics, PERC 2013 Proceedings, 42-45.

J. Gaffney, A. Gaffney, and J. Chini, Using Expectancy Violation To Investigate Student Dissatisfaction In Studio Physics, PERC 2013 Proceedings, 153-156.

J. Chini, J. Gaffney, and A. Al-Rawi, Expectancy Violation in Traditional and Studio-mode Introductory Physics Courses, PERC 2013 Proceedings, 85-88.

S. Weatherford and R. Chabay, Student predictions of functional but incomplete example programs in introductory calculus-based physics, PERC 2012 Proceedings, 42-45

J. Gaffney, A. Gaffney, E. Usher, and N. Mamaril, How an active-learning class influences physics self-efficacy in pre-service teachers, PERC 2012 Proceedings, 134-137.

E. Gire, M. Kustusch, and C. Manogue, Supporting and sustaining the holistic development of students into practicing physicists, PERC 2012 Proceedings, 19-22.

M. Kustusch, D. Roundy, T. Dray, and C. Manogue, An expert path through a thermo maze, PERC 2012 Proceedings, 234-237.

J. Gaffney, A. Gaffney, and R. Beichner, Do they see it coming? Using expectancy violation to gauge the success of pedagogical reforms, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 6 (1), 010102 (2010).


M. Kohlmyer, M. Caballero, R. Catrambone, R. Chabay, L. Ding, M. Haugan, M. Marr, B. Sherwood, and M. Schatz, Tale of two curricula: The performance of 2000 students in introductory electromagnetism, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (2), 020105 (2009).

L. Ding and R. Beichner, Approaches to data analysis of multiple-choice questions, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (2), 020103 (2009).

Beichner, R. An Introduction to Physics Education Research, Rev. PER, 2 (1) (2009).

Beichner, R. “The SCALE-UP Project: A Student-Centered, Active Learning Environment for Undergraduate Programs,” an invited white paper for the National Academy of Sciences, September 2008.

Hsu, L., Beichner, R., Cummings, K., Kolodner, J., and McCullough, L., "Publishing and refereeing papers in physics education research". In Physics Education Research Conference-2007, edited by Leon Hsu, Charles Henderson, and Laura McCullough (American Institute of Physics, Greensboro, NC, 2007), pp. 3-6.

Beichner, R. Dori, Y. and Belcher, J. "New Physics Teaching and Assessment: Laboratory and Technology Enhanced Active Learning," in Handbook of College Science Teaching, edited by J. Mintzes and W. J. Leonard (National Science Teachers Association, Washington, D.C.).

Beichner, R., Saul, J. Abbott, D., Morse, J., Deardorff, D. Allain, R., Bonham, S., Dancy, M. and Risley,R. "Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) project," in Research-Based Reform of University Physics, edited by E F Redish and P. J. Cooney (American Association of Physics Teachers, College Park, MD, 2007)

Beichner, R. The Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Project, Rev. PER, 1 (1) (2007).

Ding, L., Chabay, R, Sherwood, B. and Beichner, R. "Evaluating an electricity and magnetism assessment tool: Brief electricity and magnetism assessment," Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 2 (2006).

Chabay, R. W. & Sherwood, B. A. Restructuring the introductory electricity and magnetism course. American Journal of Physics 74, 329-336 (2006).

Beichner, R. "Instructional technology research and development in a US physics education group," European Journal of Engineering Education, 31, 383-393 (2006).


Handelsman, J,. Ebert-May, D.,Beichner, R., Bruns, P., Chang, A. DeHaan, R., Gentile, J., Lauffer, S., Stewart, J., Tilghman, S. and Wood, W. "Scientific teaching," Science 304 (23), 521-522 (2004). Supplementary material is available.

Allain, R. and Beichner, R. Rate of change and electric potential, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 69-72.

Meltzer, D., McDermont,  L. Heron, P., Redish, E. and Beichner, R. Call to AAPT about PER articles in Am. J. of Physics, 2004. Supplementary material is available.

Beichner, R. "Discussion of new journal for PER," (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2004), pp. 10.

Engelhardt, P. and Beichner, R. "Students' understanding of direct current resistive electrical circuits," American Journal of Physics 72 (1), 98-115 (2004).

Bonham, S., Deardorff, D. and Beichner, R. "Comparison of student performance using web and paper-based homework in college-level physics," Journal of Research in Science Teaching 40 (10), 1050-1071 (2003).

Bonham, S., Beichner, R. and Deardorff, D. "Online homework: Does it make a difference?," The Physics Teacher 39 (5), 293-296 (2001).

J. Saul and R. Beichner, An Activity-based Curriculum for Large Introductory Physics Classes: The SCALE-UP Project, PERC 2001 Proceedings.

Beichner, R. "SCALE-UP Project Summary," (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2000), pp. 28.

Scott W. Bonham, Robert J. Beichner, Aaron Titus, and Larry Martin, "Educational research using web-based assessment systems," Journal of Research on Computing in Education 33 (1), 28-44 (2000).

David S. Abbott, Jeffery M. Saul, George W. Parker, and Robert J. Beichner, "Can one lab make a difference?," American Journal of Physics 68 (S1), S60-S61 (2000).


R. Beichner, L. Bernold, E. Burniston, P. Dail, R. Felder, J. Gastineau, M. Gjertsen, and J. Risley, "Case study of the physics component of an integrated curriculum," American Journal of Physics 67 (S1), S16-24 (1999).

Robert Beichner and D S Abbott, "Video-based labs for introductory physics courses," J. College Science Teaching 29 (2), 101-104 (1999).

Scott W. Bonham, John S. Risley, and Wolfgang Christian, "Using Physlets to teach electrostatics," The Physics Teacher, 57, pp. 276-281 (1999).

Aaron P. Titus, L. W. Martin, and Robert J. Beichner, "Web-based testing in physics education: Methods and opportunities," Computers in Physics 12 (2), 117-123 (1998).

Aaron Titus, Integrating video and animation with physics problem solving exercises on the World Wide Web, Ph.D, North Carolina State University, 1998.

Beichner, R. SCALE-UP Report to NSF, 1998.

R Beichner, "Recent Developments in Physics Education Research," in Physics News in 1996 (1997), pp. 14-15.

Robert Beichner, "Visualizing potential surfaces with a spreadsheet," The Physics Teacher, 35, 95-97 (1997).

Robert J. Beichner, "The impact of video motion analysis on kinematics graph interpretation skills," American Journal of Physics 64 (10), 1272-1277 (1996).

Robert J. Beichner, Richard Hake, Lillian C. McDermott, Jose Mestre, Edward Redish, Frederick Reif, and John Risley, "Support of Physics-Education Research as a Subfield of Physics: Proposal to theNSF Physics Division", unpublished white paper.

R. Beichner, L. Wilkinson, J. Gastineau, P. Engelhardt, M. Gjertsen, M. Hazen, L. Ritchie, and J. Risley, "Hardware and software preferences of high school physics teachers," The Physics Teacher 33 (5), 270-274 (1995).

Robert Beichner, "Considering perception and cognition in the design of an instructional software package," Multimedia Tools and Applications 1, 173-184 (1995).


Robert J. Beichner, "Testing student interpretation of kinematics graphs," American Journal of Physics 62 (8), 750-762 (1994).

Robert J. Beichner, "Multimedia editing to promote science learning," Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 3 (1), 55-70 (1994).

Robert Beichner, "Research-guided design of multimedia research tools," Computer Graphics 28, 40-43 (1994).

Robert J. Beichner, "The effect of simultaneous motion presentation and graph generation in a kinematics lab," Journal of Research in Science Teaching 27 (8), 803-815 (1990).

Robert J. Beichner, "Applications of Macintosh microcomputers in introductory physics," The Physics Teacher 27 (5), 348-353 (1989).

Before 1990

John S. Risley, “Teaching Physics with Computers: Does It Work?”, Computers in Physics p. 94 July/August, 1988.

Farr, S. D., Beichner, R., & Troy, M., MorseWriter - Apple Version (Center for Learning and Technology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. 1988)(Software)

John S. Risley and Eugen Merzbacher, “The Position of U.S. Physics: A Case Study,” Physics Today, 9, (1978).