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Re: [Phys-L] FCI (Force Concept Inventory) available in 21 languages, MBT in 11 languages

Hello Jane,

I did not see FCI translation in Bulgarian
and I would like to translate it.



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Department of Chemistry and Physics
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On Fri, May 9, 2014 12:08 pm, Jane Jackson wrote:
Please forward this to physics educators.

May, 2014
The Force Concept Inventory (1995 revision -- I. Halloun, R.R. Hake,
E.P. Mosca, and D. Hestenes) is available (as password-protected.pdf)
in 21 languages, to educators .
Visit <> and click on "Research and

Articles about the FCI by David Hestenes and others can be downloaded

The Mechanics Baseline Test (MBT; Hestenes & Wells) is available (as
password-protected .pdf) in 11 languages.

We are thankful to physics faculty and high school physics teachers
who volunteered to make these translations. Please reply to me, Jane
Jackson <>, if you know of translations in more
languages, or if you want to translate the FCI or MBT into another

Jane Jackson, Co-Director, Modeling Instruction Program
Box 871504, Dept. of Physics, ASU, Tempe, AZ 85287
AMTA lifetime member

"Conceptual learning is a creative act, coordinating mental models
with symbolic forms. This contrasts with rote learning, which is
memorizing representational names, rules and procedures apart from
conceptual structure and meaning." -- David Hestenes
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