A Simplified FCI for ELLs

The Force Concept Inventory (FCI) is a test designed to assess a student’s ability to think “Newtonially”. Unfortunately, it’s written with a lot of physics jargon, and it is tough for English Language Learners (ELLs) to understand the questions. I wanted to see whether a simplified version of the FCI would give different results than the FCI, when administered to a group of ELLs.

Here’s the paper.

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