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Physics Education Research Conference 2014 Schedule

Outpacing New Technologies with Novel Pedagogies: The Role of PER in the Transforming Landscape of Higher Education


The Physics Education Research Conference will be held July 30th and 31st, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bridging Session

Speaker: Mike Dubson
Apples and Oranges: Comparing a MOOC with a Standard Class

Speaker: Jim Fairweather
Technology and Instructional Reform in STEM Education: Beyond the Classroom

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Speaker: Ken Koedinger

7:00pm - 8:30pm
1st Poster session
Thursday, July 31, 2014
8:30am - 10:00am
2nd Poster Session
10:30am - 12:00pm
Parallel Session I

Poster Symposium  -  
Getting Involved in Online PER
Organizers: Michael F. Schatz

Poster Symposium  -  
Reform expansion beyond a single classroom
Organizers: H. Vincent Kuo

Poster Symposium  -  
Gender issues in introductory physics: Recruitment, performance, and retention
Organizers: Geoff Potvin

Workshop  -  
Raising Calculus to the Surface in Physics: Explorations using Surfaces
Organizers: Aaron Wangberg

Roundtable Discussion  -  
The utility and prospects of computers coaching students in physics
Organizers: Leon Hsu

12:00pm - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Parallel Session II

Roundtable Discussion  -  
Flipped Physics Teaching
Organizers: Heidi Fencl

Poster Symposium  -  
Using technology to enhance physics teaching: Research-based technology innovations
Organizers: Ben Van Dusen

Talk Symposium  -  
Instructional Goals and Research Methods in the International PER community: A GIREP Symposium
Organizers: Paula Heron

Poster Symposium  -  
Game-Based and Game-Informed Approaches to Physics Instruction
Organizers: Ian D. Beatty

Roundtable Discussion  -  
Competency-Based Assessment: Goals and a Research Agenda
Organizers: Thomas Foster

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Coffee Break
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Plenary Summary Talk

Speaker: Carl Wieman