2011 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference Schedule

Salon C, Meeting Level 3
Room 104, Meeting Level 1
Room 107, Meeting Level 1
Room 108, Meeting Level 1

Building Sustainable Teacher Education Programs

Refreshments will be available during all break times.

Monday, May 23
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast and Registration
9:00am - 10:00am
Opening Plenary
Eugene Levy
Track: Sustaining Program Elements Assessment Preparing Teachers in the Physical Sciences
10:30am - 11:45am
It Takes a University for Science Teacher Preparation: A Discussion among an Education Chair, a Science Dean, and a Provost
Moderator: Howard Gobstein
Panelists: Abraham, Ekland-Olson, Perry
Teacher Quality and Poverty
Michael Marder
Hands-on Science - An Inquiry-based Approach to Elementary Education
Antonia Chimonidou
Randi Ludwig
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Lunch Plenary: The Physics Teacher's Dilemma
Eric Brewe
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Creating a Sustainable Physics Pedagogy Course
Moderator: Mel Sabella
Panelists: Alice Churukian, Laura Henriques, Laurie McNeil
Physics Boot Camp & Interactive Lecture Demonstrations - A Professional Development Recipe for Success
Mark Greenman
Preparing and Supporting Pre-Service High School Chemistry Teachers
Moderators: Mary Kirchoff, Terri Taylor, Kenetia Thompson
Panelists: Jackie Bortiatynski, Laurie Langdon, Christine Pastorek, Greg Rushton
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sustaining the Teacher-in-Residence
Moderator: Theodore Hodapp
Panelists: Chance Hoellwarth, Laird Kramer, Chuhee Kwon, Lane Seeley, Gay Stewart
Making the Case: The Role Of Data In Supporting Educational Innovations
Steve Pollock
Noah Finkelstein
Helping Future Physics Teachers Write and Implement Lesson Plans
Jim Flakker
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Poster Session and Reception
(Ballroom Pre-function Space, outside of Salon C, Meeting Level 3)
Tuesday, May 24 - Morning
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
Track: Institutional Change and Sustainability Course Reform K-12 Teaching Experiences
9:00am - 10:15am
Adopting and Sustaining Course Reforms in Introductory Physics
Moderator: Noah Finkelstein
Panelists: Theodore Hodapp, Sacha Kopp, Chance Hoellwarth, Stamatis Vokos
A Blended Approach to Teaching and Learning
Alison Ahlgren
Mentoring Student Teachers
Duane Merrell
Al Hyrnyshyn
10:45am - 12:00pm
Applying for Noyce Phase I & II
Gay Stewart
John Stewart
Open-source Tutorials Implemented with Learning Assistants
Renee Michelle Goertzen
Laird Kramer
Outreach as Early Teaching Experience
Ron Hermann, Jon Anderson, Becky Thompson, Selway
Tuesday, May 24 - Afternoon*
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch & UTeach Conference Registration
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Joint Plenary
Carl Wieman
Track: Recruiting Physics Teachers Learning Assistants Building Physics Teacher Education Programs
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Recruiting Majors into Physics
Sacha Kopp
John Rice
Introduction to the Colorado Learning Assistant Program
Valerie Otero
Task Force on Teacher Education in Physics
Stamatis Vokos, Michael Marder, Joseph Heppert
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Educating Physics Teachers at UTeach Replication Sites
Moderator: Jill Marshall
Panelists: Alan Dorsey, Ron Henderson, Michael Marder, Valerie Otero
Cultivating Learning Assistants' Interest in Physics Teaching With Clinical Interviewing
Hunter Close
PhysTEC 2011 solicitation for new sites: Give us feedback, and learn about intentions
Theodore Hodapp
6:00pm - 7:30pm
UTeach Conference Reception and Poster Fair

*PhysTEC conference participants may also attend any of the Tuesday afternoon UTeach-Institute sessions, see the UTeach schedule for more information: http://uteach-institute.org/conference/detail/2011-conference/