Supported Site University of Arkansas: Publications & Talks

Publications

John Stewart, Mayo Miller, Christine Audo (PhysTEC graduate), and Gay Stewart, “Using Cluster Analysis to Identify Patterns in Students’ Responses to Contextually Different Conceptual Problems”, submitted, Physical Review Special Topics: Phys. Educ. Res.

Using time-on-task measurements to understand student performance in a physics class: A four-year study ”; John Stewart, Gay Stewart, and Jennifer Taylor; Physical Review Special Topics: PER, 8 (010114), (2012).

J. Stewart and G. Stewart “Correcting the Normalized Gain for Student Guessing”, Physics Teacher, 48:194-196, March (2010).

John Stewart and Shawn Ballard, “Effect of Written Presentation on Performance in Introductory Physics”, Physical Review Special Topics: Phys. Educ. Res6, 020120 (2010).

Patricia Heller and Gay Stewart, Physics Standards for College Success: A Look to the Future, Retrieved September 6, 2010 from the ComPADRE OSP Collection Web site: http://www.compadre.org/osp/items/detail.cfm?ID=10310, (2010).

"Context sensitivity of the Force Concept Inventory", John C. Stewart, Heather Griffin and Gay B. Stewart, Physical Review Special Topics: PER, 3 (1), (2007).

“Learning Assistants At The University Of Arkansas,” APS Forum  on Education Newsletter, PTEC Newsletter (2006).

“Recruiting New  Teachers At The University   Of Arkansas,” APS Forum  on Education Newsletter, PTEC Newsletter (2006).

“Changing to a student-centered learning environment”, Project Kaleidoscope, Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts, http://www.pkal.org/template2.cfm?c_id=1419 (2006).

“Practicing  What We Preach,” APS Forum on Education Newsletter, Summer Edition (2004).

 

"Enhancing the Student-Instructor Interaction  Frequency," The Physics Teacher,  Vol 40, pp. 535-541, D.W. Bullock, V.P. LaBella, T. Clingan, Z. Ding, G.  Stewart and P.M. Thibado (2002).

 

Talks (not  all contributed talks included)

 

Invited talk: Better  prepared future teachers = better physics department!, March 2006 APS  meeting, Baltimore.

 

Workshop: Undergraduate Learning Assistants: A Powerful Way to  Improve Student Learning and Recruit Future Teachers, Gay Stewart (University  of Arkansas at Fayetteville),  Valerie Otero (University of Colorado at Boulder),  and Stamatis Vokos (Seattle   Pacific University).

 

Presided over a new type of poster session: Engaging  the Community in the Preparation of Teachers of Physics, 2006 AAPT Summer  Meeting, Syracuse, NY.
CoAuthor  on Applying Socratic Method to Physics  Education-Honors funded undergraduate research project, April 2005 APS  meeting, Tampa, FL

 

CoAuthor  on Quantitative Observations of the Use  of Language in an Introductory Science Class to Better Understand Student  Learning-Honors funded undergraduate research project, 2005 April APS  meeting, Tampa, FL

 

More and Better Prepared K-12 Science  Teachers; How Do We Know? 2005 April  APS meeting, Tampa, FL

 

Combining Programs to Benefit Current  and Future K-12 Science Teachers, 2005 April APS meeting, Tampa, FL

 

Invited  talk: Intro Courses that Entice Majors  and Improve Student Performance,  April 2004 APS meeting, Denver

 

Beller,  C. (2004) (with Marcia Fetters of WMU) When  is Problem Solving Inquiry and When is Inquiry Problem Solving? Presentation  at the Association for Education of Teachers in Science.

 

Beller,  C. (2004) (with Marcia Fetters of WMU) When  is Problem Solving Inquiry and When is Inquiry Problem Solving? Presentation  at NARST.

 

Beller,  C. (2004) (with Paul Hickman)? Presentation  at NSTA.

 

Invited  talk:  The Physics Teacher Education Coalition: a novel program for the  preparation of K-12 science teachers, 2003 April APS meeting, Philadelphia.

 

Beller,  C. (2003) When is Problem Solving Inquiry  and When is Inquiry Problem Solving? Presentation at the Association for  Education of Teachers in Science.

 

Evaluating Student  Conceptual Gains: Our Experience in the PhysTEC Project, 2002 Summer AAPT meeting

 

Invited  talk: "Shaping the Future":  Preparing K-12 Science Teachers at the University of Arkansas, 2002 April APS meeting

 

Led  discussion group on Teacher Preparation at Forum on Education discussion  session, 2002 April APS meeting

 

Invited  talk: Preparing K-12 Science Teachers at  the University of   Arkansas. 2001 AAPT  summer meeting, Rochester, NY

 

Colloquium: An Overview of Physics Education  Research, including Precision Education, at the University of Arkansas,  USMA at West Point, April 2001

 

Invited  talk: Preparing K-12 Science Teachers at  the University of   Arkansas, 2001 April  APS meeting

 

Invited  talk: Introductory Physics for Engineers,  Chemists and High School Physics Teachers, 2001 March APS meeting