### Resumé

Originalsprog | Dansk |
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Tidsskrift | Latin - American Journal of Physics Education |

Vol/bind | 6 |

Udgave nummer | 1 |

Sider (fra-til) | 3-13 |

Antal sider | 11 |

ISSN | 1870-9095 |

Status | Udgivet - mar. 2012 |

### Emneord

- Problemøsning
- Virkelige problemer
- universitetsniveau

### Citer dette

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**Towards a conceptual framework for identifying student difficulties with solving Real-World Problems in Physics.** / Niss, Martin.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Towards a conceptual framework for identifying student difficulties with solving Real-World Problems in Physics

AU - Niss, Martin

PY - 2012/3

Y1 - 2012/3

N2 - This paper develops a conceptual framework for identifying the challenges and obstacles university students encounter when solving real-world problems involving Physics. The framework is based on viewing problem solving as a modelling process. In order to solve a real-world problem, the problem solver has to go through the steps and do the tasks of such a process. The paper presents a theoretical analysis of what it takes to solve three real-world problems, demonstrating how the framework presented captures the essential aspects of solving them. Moreover, it is argued that three steps critical for real-world problem solving – initial analysis of the problem situation, choice of relevant physical theory (the so-called paradigmatic choice) and mathematization – are not covered by existing models of problem solving in Physics. Finally, the existing research on student difficulties with problem solving in Physics is placed within the framework.

AB - This paper develops a conceptual framework for identifying the challenges and obstacles university students encounter when solving real-world problems involving Physics. The framework is based on viewing problem solving as a modelling process. In order to solve a real-world problem, the problem solver has to go through the steps and do the tasks of such a process. The paper presents a theoretical analysis of what it takes to solve three real-world problems, demonstrating how the framework presented captures the essential aspects of solving them. Moreover, it is argued that three steps critical for real-world problem solving – initial analysis of the problem situation, choice of relevant physical theory (the so-called paradigmatic choice) and mathematization – are not covered by existing models of problem solving in Physics. Finally, the existing research on student difficulties with problem solving in Physics is placed within the framework.

KW - Problemøsning

KW - Virkelige problemer

KW - universitetsniveau

M3 - Tidsskriftartikel

VL - 6

SP - 3

EP - 13

JO - Latin - American Journal of Physics Education

JF - Latin - American Journal of Physics Education

SN - 1870-9095

IS - 1

ER -