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J. Caleb Speirs

Education

Ph.D. Physics

University of Maine

2019

M.S. Applied Physics

Colorado School of Mines

2012

Expertise

Physics Education Research (PER)

Laser Microscopy

Psychology and Cognitive Science of Thinking and Reasoning

Research

Research Interests

Optical systems with biomedical/biological applications

Thinking and reasoning in the context of physics

Curriculum development

Selected Publications

2016

J. Caleb Speirs, "New Methodologies for Examining and Supporting Student Reasoning in Physics", Ph.D. Dissertaion, University of Maine, 2019

Speirs et al, "Probing Student Ability to Construct Reasoning Chains: A New Methodology", Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2016, Sacramento, CA. DOI: 10.1119/perc.2016.pr.077

J. C. Speirs, "Extended source geometries for multiphoton microscopy : removing the scattering ambiguity", M.S. Thesis, Colorado School of Mines, 2012

E. E. Hoover et. al., “Eliminating the scattering ambiguity in multifocal, multimodal, multiphoton imaging systems,” J. Biophotonics, vol. 5, no. 5–6, pp. 425–436, May 2012. DOI: 10.1002/jbio.201100139

 

Research Topics

J. Caleb Speirs

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Ph.D.

Assistant Lecturer of Physics

Biddeford Campus

Morgane Hall
007

jspeirs@une.edu

(207) 602-2039

On Campus

Eligible for Student Opportunities