Visualizing the Future of Physics Education

10/26/2005

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe

This is a faculty workshop brought to you by Wiley Faculty Network and the Department of Physics at Ithaca College.

  • Saturday, October 29
  • 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • CNS 206 (with break-out sessions in CNS 204, 206, 208)
  • Lunch included
  • Free and open to the public (must register online)
  • Topics to be discussed: Current Challenges in the Physics Classroom: Panel discussion; Current Strategies in Physics Education; Demystifying Physics; PRS classroom strategies; breakout sessions: Getting the Picture: Improving Student Understanding with Imagery and Animations and Keeping Students on Task: Using technology to help students to become more proficient at quantitative reasoning.

    Speakers:
  • Neil Cronin, facilitator
  • Karen Cummings, professor of physics, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Lou Bloomfield, professor of physics, University of Virginia
  • David Marx, professor of physics, Illinois State University
  • Jerry Touger, professor in the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Curry College
  • Vern Lindberg, professor in the Department of Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • For more information about the workshop agenda, and/or to register, visit:

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