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2014 LA Workshop
The sixth national Learning Assistant Workshop will be held at the University of Colorado, Boulder on November 2-4, 2014. The Learning Assistant program is a highly supported peer teaching experience that has been shown to improve students' learning and attitudes toward science in undergraduate lecture classes and recruit talented science and math students into teaching careers.
2015 PhysTEC Conference & post-conference workshop on "Building a Thriving Undergraduate Physics Program"
The 2015 PhysTEC Conference will be held on February 5-7 in Seattle, WA. The theme for the conference is "Building Thriving Programs". The conference will feature a half-day pre-conference Learning Assistant Workshop on February 5th.
In addition, a post-conference workshop on '"Building a Thriving Undergraduate Physics Program" (February 6-8) will assist departments in developing strategies for increasing enrollment of physics majors.
Components of successful physics teacher education programs: