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Papers and Chapters on:
Mental Models and Sound Propagation
Students' Understanding of a Lecture
The Physics Teacher
Educational Technology
Framework for Dynamics of Student Reasoning

Inquiry-based Physical Science Course
Model for Transfer of Learning
Problem Solving
Teacher Professional Development

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Papers and Chapters

 
Mental Models and Sound Propagation
 

► Hrepic, Z., Zollman, D. A., & Rebello, N. S. (2016). IN REVIEW: Methodological issues in eliciting blend mental models: The context of sound propagation. Submitted for Proceedings of 2016 Physics Education Research Conference. July 20, 2016 - July 21, 2016 in Sacramento, CA.

The Paper
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► Hrepic, Z., Zollman, D. A., & Rebello, N. S. (2010). Identifying students' mental models of sound propagation: The role of conceptual blending in understanding conceptual change. Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 6(2), 020114.

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  Hrepic, Z., Zollman, D., & Rebello, S. (2005). Eliciting and representing hybrid mental models. In Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (2005). Dallas, TX.

The Paper

Presentation

 Hrepic, Z., Zollman, D., & Rebello, S. (2002). Identifying Students' Models of Sound Propagation. In S. Franklin, J. Marx & K. Cummings (Eds.), Proceedings of 2002 Physics Education Research Conference. Boise, Idaho: PERC Publishing.

The Paper

Presentation

► Hrepic, Z. (1999). Ucenicke Koncepcije U Razumijevanju Zvuka (Students' Conceptions in Understanding of Sound). In P. Pecina (Ed.), Proceedings of Fourth Croatian Symposium on Physics Education: Role of Experiment in Physics Education 1999. Novi Vinodolski, Croatia: Croatian Physical Society.

- Članak (Croatian)
- The paper (English)

- The Presentation
AAPT 2001 (English)


Students' Understanding of a Lecture
 

 Hrepic, Z., Zollman, D., & Rebello, S. (2007). Comparing students’ and experts’ understanding of the content of a lecture. Journal of Science Education and Technology,  16(3), 213-224.

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    Hrepic, Z., Zollman, D., & Rebello, S. (2003). Students' Understanding and Perceptions of the Content of a Lecture. In S. Franklin, J. Marx & K. Cummings (Eds.), Proceedings of 2003 Physics Education Research Conference (Vol. 720, pp. 189-192). Madison, Wisconsin: AIP Conf. Proceedings.

The Paper

Presentation


The Physics Teacher
 

► Hrepic, Z. (2013). What Is the Half-Life of Basketball Teams? Phys. Teach. 51, 415 (2013)

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► Hrepic, Z., Nettles C., Bonilla C. (2013). Demonstrating Sound Wave Propagation with Candle Flame and Loudspeaker. Phys. Teach. 51, 16

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Video

 Hrepic, Z. (2012). So why would a pigeon stand on one leg (or limp without hurting)? The Physics Teacher, 50,149-151

The paper
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Educational Technology
 

► Hrepic, Z. (2011). Wireless computers in classrooms: Enhancing interactive physics instruction with Tablet PCs and DyKnow software. Paper presented at the XIX Taller Internacional: Nuevas Tendencias en la Enseñanza de la Física (XIX International Workshop: New Trends in Physics Teaching), Puebla, Mexico. (Invited paper)

Reprinted in:

Hrepic, Z. (2011). Wireless computers in classrooms: Enhancing interactive physics instruction with Tablet PCs and DyKnow software. Latin-American Journal of Physics Education, 5(2), 392-401.

The Paper
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The Poster
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► Hrepic, Z., & Shaw, K. (2011). Gauging instructional effectiveness of open policy for wireless computers in classrooms. In D. Sunal (Ed.), Research Based Undergraduate Science Teaching: Investigating Reform in Classrooms (NSEUS Conference Proceedings). Tuscaloosa, AL, USA: National Science Foundation (NSF). In Print. (Invited paper)

The Paper
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► Hrepic, Z., & Shaw, K. (2010). Open policy for wireless computers in classrooms: What makes it a good or a bad idea? In R. H. Reed & D. A. Berque (Eds.), The Impact of Tablet PCs and Pen-based Technology on Education (pp. 83-91). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

The Paper
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► Hrepic, Z., & Reed, K. (2009). Impact of tablet PCs and DyKnow software on learning gains in inquiry-learning oriented course. In D. A. Berque, L. M. Konkle & R. H. Reed (Eds.), The impact of tablet PCs and pen-based technology on education: New horizons (pp. 65-72). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

The Paper

► Hrepic, Z., Rebello, N. S., & Zollman, D. A. (2009a). Remedying shortcomings of lecture-based physics instruction through pen-based, wireless computing and DyKnow software. Journal of Education Research, 3(1/2), 161-190.
(Published also as a book chapter in an edited book by Nova Science Publishers). See below.

 

Hrepic, Z., Rebello, N. S., & Zollman, D. A. (2009b). Remedying shortcomings of lecture-based physics instruction through pen-based, wireless computing and DyKnow software. In N. H. Salas & D. D. Peyton (Eds.), Reading: Assessment, comprehension and teaching (pp. 97-129): Nova Science Publishers.
(Published also as a journal article in Journal of Education Research). See above.

► Hrepic, Z. (2008). Deploying Tablet PCs and DyKnow software in teaching inquiry-based physical science course. In D. A. Berque & J. C. Prey (Eds.), The impact of Tablet PCs and pen-based technology on education: Vignettes, evaluations and future directions. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

► Grubišić, A., Stankov, S., & Hrepic, Z. (2008). Comparing the Effectiveness of Learning Content Management Systems to Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In M. Munoz & P. Cravo (Eds.), Proceedings of the IASK International Conference: E-Activity and Learning Technologies & InterTIC (pp. 93-100). Madrid, Spain.

 

► Hrepic, Z. (2008). Exploring the role of pen-based computing in advancing knowledge society. In J. Langer, N. Alfirević & J. Pavičić (Eds.), Proceedings from the international symposium "Alpe-Adria: Knowledge region" (2007). Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang. In Press

 

  Hrepic, Z. (2007). Utilizing DyKnow Software and Pen-Based, Wireless Computing in Teaching Introductory Modern Physics. In M. Čičin-Šain, I. Turčić & I. Sluganović (Eds.), Proceedings of 30th Jubilee International Convention MIPRO, Conference on Computers in Education (2007) (Vol. IV, pp. 32-37). Opatija, Croatia: MIPRO.

The paper
Presentation
AAPT

  Wang, H., Gould, L., Hoopingarner, B., Weigel, C., Hrepic, Z., & Fulton, D. (2007). Exploring the pen-computing learning environment: Empower students to learn. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of society for information technology and teacher education international conference 2007 (pp. 2128-2133). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

 

  Wang, H., Hoopingarner, B., Weigel, C., Hrepic, Z., & Fulton, D. (2007). Exploring the Pen-Computing Learning Environment: A Case Study. In C. Crawford et al. (Ed.), Proceedings of world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications 2007 (pp. 573-578). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

 

  Wang, H., & Hrepic, Z. (2007). Using Tablet PCs to explore interactive learning environment: Engage students in learning. In C. Crawford et al. (Ed.), Proceedings of world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications 2007 (pp. 579-586). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

 

Framework for Dynamics of Student Reasoning
 

   Itza-Ortiz, S. F., Allbaugh, A. R., Engelhardt, P. V., Gray, K. E., Hrepic, Z., Rebello, N. S., et al. (2004). A Framework for the Dynamics of Student Reasoning in an Interview. In Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (2004). Vancouver, BC.

The paper

 

   Engelhardt, P. V., Gray, K. E., Hrepic, Z., Itza-Ortiz, S. F., Allbaugh, A. R., Rebello, N. S., Zollman, D. A. (2003). A Framework for Student Reasoning in an Interview. In S. Franklin, J. Marx & K. Cummings (Eds.), Proceedings of 2003 Physics Education Research Conference (Vol. 720, pp. 121-124). Madison, Wisconsin: AIP Conf. Proceedings.

The paper

 

   Gray, K. E., Hrepic, Z., Itza-Ortiz, S. F., Allbaugh, A. R., Engelhardt, P. V., Rebello, N. S., Zollman, D. A. (2003). Implications of a Framework for Student Reasoning in an Interview. In S. Franklin, J. Marx & K. Cummings (Eds.), Proceedings of 2003 Physics Education Research Conference (Vol. 720, pp. 125-128). Madison, Wisconsin: AIP Conf. Proceedings.

The paper

 


Inquiry-based Physical Science Course
 

 Adams, P., Hrepic, Z., Zeller, J., Talbott, N., Taggart, G., & Young, L. (2007). Developing an Inquiry-Based Physical Science Course for Preservice Elementary Teachers. In Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. New Orleans, LA.

The paper

 Hrepic, Z., Adams, P., Zeller, J., Talbott, N., Taggart, G., & Young, L. (2005). Developing an Inquiry-Based Physical Science Course for Preservice Elementary Teachers. In P. Heron, L. McCollough & J. Marx (Eds.), Proceedings of 2005 Physics Education Research Conference (Vol. 818, pp. 121-124). Salt Lake City, Utah: AIP Conf. Proceedings.

The paper

Model for Transfer of Learning
 

Rebello, N. S., Zollman, D. A., Allbaugh, A. R., Engelhardt, P. V., Gray, K. E., Hrepic, Z., Itza-Ortiz, S. (2005). Dynamic Transfer: A Perspective from Physics Education Research. In J. P. Mestre (Ed.), Transfer of Learning from a Modern Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 217-250). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

The Chapter
Book Flyer

 Rebello, N. S., Zollman, D. A., Allbaugh, A. R., Engelhardt, P. V., Gray, K. E., Hrepic, Z., Itza-Ortiz, S. (2005). A Model for Dynamic Transfer of Learning. In Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (2005). Dallas, TX.

The paper


Problem Solving
 

► Mateycik, F., Hrepic, Z., Jonassen, D., & Rebello, N. S. (2007). Students' perceptions of case-reuse based problem solving in algebra-based physics. AIP Conf. Proceedings (2007 Physics Education Research Conference), 951(1), 144-147.

 

  Jonassen, D. H., Rebello, S., Wexler, C., Hrepic, Z., & Triplett, G. (2007). Learning to Solve Problems by Scaffolding Analogical Encoding. In Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education (2007). Honolulu, HI.

The paper

Teacher professional development
 

► Adams, P., Legleiter, E., Davies, M., Seimars, M., Hrepic, Z., & Walizer, B. (2008). University partnership to deliver statewide professional development. Science Scope, 31(8), 20-24.

 

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Books

     Paar, V., Šips, V., Mišura, M., Hrepic, Z., & Šuveljak, M. (2000). Fizika 8: Zbirka riješenih zadataka (Physics 8: Collection of solved problems): Školska Knjiga, Zagreb, Croatia.

Book details

     Tadej, I., Krstulovic, J., Prebanda, L., Hrepic, Z., & Lerotic, T. (2000). Pravo na zdrav okolis: Zakonske uredbe i mali vodič ekologije u domaćinstvu (Right on healthy life: Legal regulations and a small guide of ecology in your house). Split, Croatia: Udruga za zaštitu okoliša "Sunce" (Environmental Protection Association "Sunce").

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Theses

 

Doctoral Dissertation

   Hrepic, Z. (2004). Development of a real-time assessment of students' mental models of sound propagation. Unpublished Doctoral dissertation, Kansas State University, Manhattan.

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Master's Thesis

    Hrepic, Z. (2002). Identifying students' mental models of sound propagation. Unpublished Master's thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan.

 

Bachelor's Thesis

    Hrepic, Z. (1998). Ucenicke koncepcije u razumijevanju zvuka (Students' conceptions in understanding of sound). Unpublished Bachelor's thesis, University of Split, Split, Croatia.

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Selected Features

 

Cutting-Edge Software Enables Classroom Collaboration at CSU (CSU; DyKnow Release)

Study Confirms Wireless Computers Effective During Class, When Users are Directed, Monitored (CSU; NewsWise)

Pilot, Assess, Deploy: Fort Hays State University Successfully Goes Mobile

Glas Koncila 18 (1819); 3.5.2009
(Pri)govor znanosti
CGO Lećevica: Ekonomski promašeno i ekološki pogubno (clanak u cijelosti)

Glas Koncila 19 (1820); 10.5.2009
(Pri)govor znanosti
Komu je u interesu izgradnja deponija: Financijska i politička pozadina Lećevice (clanak u cijelosti)

Croatian Chronicle: Profil - Dr. Zdeslav Hrepić, glavni urednik CroInfo internet stranice
I ekologijom gradimo bolju Hrvatsku

 

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Links

 

Kansas State Physics Education Research Group

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http://knjiznica.irb.hr/pero/

 

 

 

 

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