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College of Arts & Sciences

Tom Foster, Ph.D

Physics and Astonomy Education Research

Contact Information

Office: AH 3125
Phone: (618) 650-3049
email: tfoster@siue.edu


  • Improving student quantitative and qualitative problem-solving in physics.
  • Exploring the relationship between mathematical skill and physics performance.
  • Using Cognitive Load Theory as a model to explain student problem-solving difficulties.
  • Promoting research ethics and quantitative methods.

Recent Publications

This page:  http://www.siue.edu/~tfoster
Written by:  Edward Ackad (eackad@siue.edu)
Based on Roger Hill's page
Revised:  2013 Jan 8
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