Group Members - Benedikt W. Harrer
214 Bennett Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Office Phone: (207) 581-1022
Benedikt graduated in 2009 from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich with a graduate degree in physics and mathematics and a special concentration in teaching and education (Staatsexamen Mathematik/Physik für Lehramt an Gymnasien). He has been a member of the Physics Education Research Laboratory since Fall 2009.
In his research, Benedikt is analyzing classroom video data in order to investigate middle school teachers’ attending to and understanding of their students’ ideas in the context of energy.
Harrer, B.W., Flood, V.J., Wittmann, M.C. (2012) “How Students Talk about Energy in Project-Based Inquiry Science,” in AIP Conf. Proc., 2012 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings (in press).
Harrer, B.W., Scherr, R.E., Wittmann, M.C., Close, H.G., Frank, B.W. (2011) “Elements of Proximal Formative Assessment in Learners’ Discourse about Energy,” in AIP Conference Proceedings 1413, 2011 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings, 203-206.
Colicchia, G., Waltner, Chr., Wiesner, H., Harrer, B. (2010) “Wenn Klimabedingungen gefährlich werden können – die Gefahr des Hitzschlags.” (“When climate conditions can become dangerous – the danger for heat stroke”) Praxis der Naturwissenschaften Physik in der Schule, 59(2), 16-25