The Texas Tech University Physics Education Research Group consists of Profs. Lamp and Thacker. They are working on assessment of students' qualitative and quantitative understanding
of physics concepts, assessment and comparison of the effectiveness of different instructional
methods, curriculum development and the development of assessment instruments. Dr.
Lamp in particular is studying content acquisition by pre-service teachers and primary
school students. Both Drs. Lamp and Thacker welcome graduate students who are interested in physics
education and physics education research.
Science Training for Secondary School Teachers
Collaborative Work with the College of Education
Research on Students' Qualitative & Quantitative Understanding of Physics Concepts