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written by Charles R. Henderson, Andrea Beach, and Michael Famiano
Physics Education Research (PER) is currently facing significant difficulties in disseminating research-based knowledge and instructional strategies to other faculty. Co-teaching is a promising and cost-effective alternative to traditional professional development that may be applicable in many situations. This paper discusses the rationale for co-teaching and our initial experience with co-teaching. A new instructor (MF) co-taught with an instructor experienced in PER-based reforms (CH). The pair worked within the course structure typically used by the experienced instructor and met regularly to discuss instructional decisions. An outsider (AB) conducted interviews and class observations with each instructor. Classroom observations show an immediate use of PER-based instructional practices by the new instructor. Interviews show a significant shift in the new instructor's beliefs about teaching and intentions towards future use of the PER-based instructional approaches.
Physics Education Research Conference 2006
Part of the PER Conference series
Syracuse, New York: July 26-27, 2006
Volume 883, Pages 117 - 120
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Education - Applied Research
- Professional Development
- Teacher Preparation
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
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© 2006 American Institute of Physics
DOI:
10.1063/1.2508706
PACSs:
01.40.Fk
01.40.gb
01.40.jc
Keywords:
PERC 2006, educational training, teaching methods, teaching strategies
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Metadata instance created June 4, 2007 by Shawn Weatherford
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July 16, 2013 by Lyle Barbato
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C. Henderson, A. Beach, and M. Famiano, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2006, Syracuse, New York, 2006, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=5273&DocID=2108).
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C. Henderson, A. Beach, and M. Famiano, Diffusion of Educational Innovations via Co-Teaching, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2006, Syracuse, New York, 2006, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=5273&DocID=2108>.
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Henderson, C., Beach, A., & Famiano, M. (2006, July 26-27). Diffusion of Educational Innovations via Co-Teaching. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2006, Syracuse, New York. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=5273&DocID=2108
Chicago Format
Henderson, C, A. Beach, and M. Famiano. "Diffusion of Educational Innovations via Co-Teaching." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2006, Syracuse, New York, July 26-27, 2006. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=5273&DocID=2108 (accessed 25 October 2014).
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Henderson, Charles, Andrea Beach, and Michael Famiano. "Diffusion of Educational Innovations via Co-Teaching." Physics Education Research Conference 2006. Syracuse, New York: 2006. 117 - 120 Vol. 883 of PER Conference. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=5273&DocID=2108>.
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