US - AAPT Physics Education Research Topical Group (PERTG)
Recent Forum Posts
Luke Conlin posted
PERTG Mini-Grants Fall 2016 Request for Proposals - Due Oct 7th
Mel Sabella posted
Spring 2016 PERTG Grant Awards are now posted!
brant hinrichs posted
publications for P&T - (small) liberal arts colleges/universities
- Conlin, Luke
- Corbo, Joel
- Holmes, Natasha
- Kanim, Steve
- Quan, Gina
- Sabella, Mel
- Sawtelle, Vashti
- Zavala, Genaro
Steve Kanim is chair of the PERLOC group.
skanim AT nmsu.edu
Vashti Sawtelle, ex officio, as chair of the AAPT Committee on Research in Physics Education.
The Physics Education Research Topical Group (PERTG) is a Topical Group within the American Association of Physics Teachers, formed for those with a special interest in research on the teaching and learning of physics.
The Physics Education Research Leadership and Organizing Council (PERLOC) is elected by PERTG to serve as the representative body for community decision-making.
Click on links in the tabs at the top or the sidebar to the right to find more information about PERLOC, upcoming events, and more.
PERTG Membership within AAPTFor AAPT members to be part of the PERTG, they may self-identify and pay an annual fee of $40 ($15 for students). The fee is paid at the time of renewing AAPT membership and will be deposited in a special account to fund PERLOC activities/functions/programs. Click here to apply.
Funds will be used for:
- costs related to the annual Physics Education Research Conference (PERC), such as funds for invited speakers from outside PER and publication costs for the PERC Proceedings,
- financial support for PER-Central, the online clearinghouse containing links to PER-based materials, research results and publications, and discussion fora
- general support for PER activities within AAPT.
PERLOC Roles and ResponsibilitiesLuke Conlin (2016-2019), Mini-Grants
Joel Corbo (2016-2019), PERC Liaison
Natasha Holmes (2015 - 2018), Treasurer and Vice-Chair
Steve Kanim (2014-2017), Chair
Gina Quan (2015 - 2017), PERCoGS representative
Mel Sabella (2014-2017), Website, GPER Liason
Vashti Sawtelle (2016 - 2017), Ex officio, Chair of RiPE
Genaro Zavala (2015 - 2018), PERC Indexing
For contact information click on the relevant link in the membership list at right.