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Key Competences in Physics Teaching and Learning

Selected Contributions from the International Conference GIREP EPEC 2015, Wrocław Poland, 6–10 July 2015

  • Tomasz Greczyło
  • Ewa Dębowska
Conference proceedings

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 190)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Towards Shaping Key Competences

  3. Educational Research and Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Roman Rosiek, Mirosława Sajka
      Pages 67-77
    3. Claudio Fazio, Onofrio Rosario Battaglia, Benedetto Di Paola, Dominique Persano Adorno
      Pages 79-94
    4. Yaron Lehavi, Esther Bagno, Bat-Sheva Eylon, Roni Mualem, Gesche Pospiech, Ulrike Böhm et al.
      Pages 95-104
    5. Marisa Michelini, Francesca Monti, Lorenzo Santi, Giacomo Zuccarini
      Pages 117-127
  4. Classroom Ideas and Teaching-Learning Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Dominique Persano Adorno, Claudio Fazio, Nicola Pizzolato, Onofrio R. Battaglia
      Pages 165-176
    3. Claudia Haagen-Schützenhöfer, Gerhard Rath, Veronika Rechberger
      Pages 177-190
    4. Jerneja Pavlin, Mojca Čepič
      Pages 191-201

About these proceedings


This book presents a selection of the best contributions to GIREP EPEC 2015, the Conference of the International Research Group on Physics Teaching (GIREP) and the European Physical Society’s Physics Education Division (EPS PED). It introduces readers interested in the field to the problem of identifying strategies and tools to improve physics teaching and learning so as to convey Key Competences and help students acquire them.

The main topic of the conference was Key Competences (KC) in physics teaching and learning in the form of knowledge, skills and attitudes that are fundamental for every member of society. Given the role of physics as a field strongly connected not only to digital competence but also to several other Key Competences, this conference provided a forum for in-depth discussions of related issues.


Physics Education Key Competences in Physics Teaching and Learning ICT Competences Active Methods of Physics Teaching and Learning Inquiry-Based Physics Teaching Problem Solving and Scientific Reasoning Skills In-Service Physics Teacher Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Tomasz Greczyło
    • 1
  • Ewa Dębowska
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental PhysicsUniversity of WrocławWrocławPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Experimental PhysicsUniversity of WrocławWrocławPoland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Key Competences in Physics Teaching and Learning
  • Book Subtitle Selected Contributions from the International Conference GIREP EPEC 2015, Wrocław Poland, 6–10 July 2015
  • Editors Tomasz Greczyło
    Ewa Dębowska
  • Series Title Springer Proceedings in Physics
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Proceedings Phys.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy Physics and Astronomy (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-44886-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-83156-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-44887-9
  • Series ISSN 0930-8989
  • Series E-ISSN 1867-4941
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 230
  • Number of Illustrations 23 b/w illustrations, 58 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Physics, general
    Science Education
    Teaching and Teacher Education
    Mathematics Education
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