Andrew Elby

Publications

 

Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (forthcoming, 2011).  Beyond epistemological deficits: Dynamic explanations of engineering students’ difficulties with mathematical sense-making.


Elby, A. (2011). Coherence vs. fragmentation in student epistemologies:  A reply to Smith & Wenk.  Electronic Journal of Science Education.    Preprint


Elby, A. (2011).  Getting started with research on epistemologies and expectations.  In C. Henderson & K.A. Harper (Eds.), Reviews in PER, Volume 3:  Getting Started in Physics Education Research.  College Park, MD:  American Association of Physics Teachers.


Goertzen, R. M., Scherr, R. E., & Elby, A. (2010). Respecting tutorial instructors' beliefs and experiences: A case study of a physics teaching assistant.  Physical Review Special Topics — Physics Education Research, 6(2), 020125.  Article


Elby, A. & Hammer, D. (2010). Epistemological resources and framing:  A cognitive framework for helping teachers interpret and respond to their students’ epistemologies.  In L. D. Bendixen & F. C. Feucht (Eds.), Personal Epistemology in the Classroom: Theory, Research, and Implications for Practice.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, pp. 409-434.  Preprint


Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2010). Beyond epistemological deficits:  Incorporating flexible epistemological views into fine-grained cognitive dynamics.  In K. Gomez, L. Lyons, & J. Radinsky (Eds.), Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010) (Vol. 2, pp. 372-373). International Society of the Learning Sciences:  Chicago.


Danielak, B., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2010). The role of affect in an engineering student’s epistemological stabilities and shifts. In K. Gomez, L. Lyons, & J. Radinsky (Eds.), Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010) (Vol. 2).  International Society of the Learning Sciences:  Chicago.  Preprint


Tang, X., Coffey, J., Elby, A., & Levin, D. (2010), The scientific method and scientific inquiry: Tensions in teaching and learning.  Science Education, 94(1), 29-47. Preprint


Goertzen, R. M., Scherr, R. E., & Elby, A. (2010).  Tutorial teaching assistants in the classroom:  Similar teaching behaviors are supported by varied beliefs about teaching and learning.  Physical Review Special Topics — Physics Education Research, 6(1), 010105.  Article


Goertzen, R. M., Scherr, R. E., & Elby, A. (2009).  Accounting for tutorial teaching assistants’ buy-in to reform instruction.  Physical Review Special Topics — Physics Education Research, 5(2), 020109.  Article


Gillespie, N. & Elby, A. (2009).  Content Preparation for Physics Teachers.  In A. Collins & N. Gillespie (Eds.), The continuum of secondary science teacher preparation:   Knowledge, questions and research recommendations.  Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 129-142.


Elby, A. (2009).  Defining Personal Epistemology:  A response to Hofer & Pintrich (1997) and Sandoval (2005).  Journal of the Learning Sciences, 18(1), 138-149.    Preprint


Goertzen, R. M., Scherr, R. E., & Elby, A. (2008). Indicators of Understanding: What TAs Listen for in Student Responses.  In C. Henderson, M. Sabella, & L. Hsu (Eds.),   American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings:  2008 Physics Education Research Conference (vol. 1064, pp. 119-122). Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics.


Scherr, R. E., & Elby, A. (2007). Enabling informed adaptation:  Open-source physics worksheets integrated with implementation resources. In P. R. Heron, L. McCullough & J. Marx (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2006 Physics Education Research Conference (vol. 883, pp. 46-49). Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics.  Preprint


McCaskey, T. L., & Elby, A. (2005). Probing students' epistemologies using split tasks. In S. Franklin, J. Marx & P. R. Heron (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2004 Physics Education Research Conference (Vol. 790, pp. 57-60). Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics.


Lising, L. and Elby, A. (2005).The impact of epistemology on learning:  A case study from introductory physics.  American Journal of Physics, 73(4), 372-382.    Preprint


Hammer, D., Elby, A., Scherr, R. E., & Redish, E. F. (2005).  Resources, framing, and transfer.  In J. Mestre (Ed.), Transfer of Learning:  Research and Perspectives (pp. 89-120). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.   Preprint


Louca, L., Elby, A., Hammer, D., & Kagey, T. (2004).  Epistemological resources:  Applying a new epistemological framework to science instruction. Educational Psychologist, 39 (1), 57-68.    Preprint


McCaskey, T. L., Dancy, M. H., & Elby, A. (2004).  Effects on assessment caused by splits between belief and understanding. In S. Franklin, J. Marx & K. Cummings (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2003 Physics Education Research Conference (Vol. 720, pp. 37-40). Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics.


Hammer, D. and Elby, A. (2003).  Tapping epistemological resources for learning physics.  Journal of the Learning Sciences, 12, 53-90.   Preprint


DiSessa, A. A, Elby, A., and Hammer, D. (2002).  J’s epistemological stance and strategies.  In G. M. Sinatra & P.R. Pintrich (Eds.), Intentional Conceptual Change (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum), pp. 237-290.    Preprint


Hammer, D., & Elby, A. (2002). On the form of a personal epistemology. In B. K. Hofer & P. R. Pintrich (Eds.), Personal Epistemology: The Psychology of Beliefs about Knowledge and Knowing (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum),  pp. 169-190.   Preprint


Elby, A. (2001).  Helping physics students learn how to learn.  American Journal of Physics, Physics Education Research Supplement, 69(7), S54-S64.   Preprint


Elby, A., and Hammer, D. (2001).  On the substance of a sophisticated epistemology.  Science Education, 85, 554-567.     Preprint


Hammer, D. & Elby, A. (2000).  Epistemological resources.  In B. Fishman & S. O’Connor-Divelbiss (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Learning Sciences (Mahwah, NJ:  Erlbaum), pp. 4-5.


Elby, A. (2000).  What students’ learning of representations tells us about constructivism.  Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 19, 481-502.    Preprint     Belorussian translation


Elby, A. (1999).  Another reason that physics students learn by rote.  American Journal of Physics, Physics Education Research Supplement 67(7), S52-S57.   Preprint