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Physics Education Research Conference 2013 Schedule

From Fearing Physics to Having Fun with Physics: Exploring the Affective Domain of Physics Learning from Multiple Perspectives

The Physics Education Research Conference will be held July 17-18, 2013 in Portland, OR.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Bridging Session - Grand Ballroom I

Speaker: Noah Finkelstein
Affect not as an afterthought: Coupling content and socialpsychological aspects in physics learning

Speaker: Kevin Pugh
Having the Journey: Physics Education and transformative Experiences

6:15pm - 8:15pm
Bridging Session - Pavillion East/West

Speaker: Sian L. Beilock
From Cognitive Science to Physics Education and Back

8:15pm - 10:15pm
Contributed Poster Session - Ballroom Level: various rooms

Please set up posters between 6 and 6:15 pm. Odd-numbered posters are discussed from 8:15pm – 9:15pm, and even numbered posters are discussed from 9:15pm – 10:15pm.

Thursday, July 18, 2013
8:00am - 8:30am
Breakfast - Grand Ballroom I
8:30am - 10:00am
Plenary Session - Grand Ballroom I

Speaker: Ayush Gupta
Integrating emotions into fine-grained accounts of students' reasoning

Speaker: Marjja Liisa-Hassi
From theory to practice: The length way of affect into classrooms and practices

10:00am - 10:30am
10:30am - 11:00am
11:15am - 12:45pm
Parallel Sessions I - Plaza Level

Poster Symposium  -  Pavilion East
Helping students acquire functional knowledge in upper-­?level physics courses
Organizers: C. Singh
Presenters: B. Ambrose, S. Pollock, C. Bailey, B. Wilcox, M. Caballero, E. Marshman, M. Loverude, C. Manogue, D. Roundy

Talk Symposium  -  Pavilion West
Influences of Spatial/Visual Abilities on the Learning Process

Organizers: X. Cid
Presenters: M. Kryjevskaia, A. Hinojosa, R. Thornton, S. Sorby

Workshop  -  Broadway 1
Fleeting but powerful: How affect matters for teaching, learning, and doing physics

Organizer: L. Jaber, V. Sawtelle
Presenters: V. Sawtelle, J. Richards, A. Gupta, C. Turpen, L. Conlin, J. Nissen

Poster Symposium  -  Broadway 2
Research directions in PER: Past, present, and future 

Organizer: S. Li
Presenters: E. Sayre, K. Anderson, A. Robertson, R. Scherr, S. McKagan, L. Barbato, S. Kanim

Roundtable  -  Broadway 3
That is Cool: the Nature Of Aesthetics in Physics

Organizer: J. Hertzberg
Presenters: D. Dykstra, N. Finkelstein, K. Hinko, M. Sabella, B. Van Dusen, S. Vokos

Roundtable  -  Broadway 4
Purpose, Preparation, and Power of Narratives

Organizers: E. van Zee
Presenters: C. Manogue, D. Roundy, M. B. Kustusch, N. Auparay

12:45pm - 2:00pm
Lunch - Grand Ballroom I
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Parallel Sessions II - Plaza Level

Poster Symposium  -  Pavilion East
Facilitating thinking and learning in physics classrooms

Organizer: A. Mason
Presenters: C. Singh, J. Docktor, J. Mestre, B. Ross, D. Meltzer, A. Maries

Custom Format  -  Pavilion West
From Fear to Fun in Thermodynamics: Multiple Research Perspectives for Assessing Learning during a Curricular Sequence

Organizer: C. Manogue
Presenters: D. Roundy, M. B. Kustusch, E. van Zee, T. Dray, A. Gupta, J. Wagner

Roundtable  -  Broadway 1
Reasoning Within and the Interactive Practice of Problem-Solving

Organizers: H. Fencl, C. Fabby

Poster Symposium  -  Broadway 2
Identity Development in Physics 

Organizer: P. Irving
Presenters: S. Li, E. Sayre, S. Potvin, Z. Hazari, E. Close

Roundtable  -  Broadway 3
Learning in computer games, learning in the classroom: Making important connections

Organizer: D. Brookes

Talk Symposium  -  Broadway 4
Stop calling me stupid: Failure avoidance versus empowerment in physics learning

Organizers: B. Van Dusen
Presenters: V. Otero, M. Ross, E. Suarez, A. Cannava, A. Grimes

Download the full conference program.