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2012 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference Schedule

New Paradigms for Physics Teacher Education

Registration Hours
Thursday 7:30pm - 9:00pm; Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm, 1:30pm - 3:30pm; Saturday 8:00am - 10:00am

Thursday, February 2
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Optional reception and registration
Friday, February 3
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast and Registration
9:00am - 10:00am Opening Plenary: Engaging Universities and Professional Societies in Education and Teacher Preparation Phil DiStefano
10:00am - 10:30am
Break and refreshments
Strand: Learning Assistants Teaching Methods New Paradigms for Sustainability
10:30am - 11:45am Introduction to the Learning Assistants Program at CU Boulder Laurie Langdon The Gentle Art of Questioning: Writing Great Clicker Questions Stephanie Chasteen University Leader Support for Sustained Reform in Science Teacher Education Moderator: Howard Gobstein
Presenters: Al Bennett; Jane Conoley; Michael Gottfredson
11:45am - 12:00pm
Break and refreshments
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch Plenary: Chemistry Teacher Education Coalition: Extending the PhysTEC Model to Chemistry Mary Kirchhoff
1:30pm - 3:00pm Creating Engaging Learning Environments in Mega Classes Edward Prather Using Invention Tasks to Promote Sense-making an Proportional Reasoning Andrew Boudreaux; Stephen Kanim; Suzanne Brahmia; AJ Richards; Josh Smith Using Data to Make the Case for Sustained Reform Noah Finkelstein
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Break and refreshments
3:30pm - 5:00pm Video Resources for Learning Assistant Development Rachel Scherr; Renee Michelle Goertzen Helping Future Physics Teachers Learn How to Engage Students in Meaningful Problem Solving Eugenia Etkina Linking Physics, Chemistry, and Math for Sustained Reform in Teacher Education Panel: Mary Kirchhoff; W. James “Jim” Lewis; Stamatis Vokos
Moderator: Monica Plisch
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Contributed Poster session
Saturday, February 4
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast and Registration
Strand: Recruitment/Retention Funding New Paradigms in Partnership
9:00am - 10:30am Outreach in STEM Jess Dowdy; Alma Robinson Applying for Noyce Gay Stewart; Joan Prival Partnerships Between Physics and Education Departments Panel: Chuhee Kwon; Laura Henriques; Beate Schmittmann; Edward Price
Moderator: Theodore Hodapp
10:30am - 11:00am
Break and refreshments
11:00am - 12:30pm Solving Low Enrollment Through Teacher Education Moderator: Theodore Hodapp
Panel: Ron Henderson; Michael Marder; Gay Stewart; Vivian Incera
2012 PhysTEC Solicitation Monica Plisch Partnerships Between TYCs and Four-Year Institutions Panel: Keith Clay; Mel Sabella; Edward Price
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch Plenary: Adapting Physics and Everyday Thinking (PET) to Large Classes: How to Engage Students in the Practice of Science Fred Goldberg
Strand: Induction and Mentoring Equity and Diversity New Paradigms in Course Reform
2:00pm - 3:30pm Help for the Isolated Physics Teacher Richard Gelderman; James Selway Cultural Perspectives on Teacher Education Moderator: Peter Muhoro
Panel: Geraldine L. Cochran ; Victor Gonzalez; Willie Rockward; Anderson Sunda-Meya; Vivian Incera
Transforming Lectures to Engage Students in Creating Knowledge Timothy Stelzer
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Break and refreshments
4:00pm - 5:30pm Modeling Workshops for Induction and Mentoring Laird Kramer; Jon Anderson Equity and Education Policy Michael Marder; Angela Kelly What is the Best Use of Class Time? Exploring the Issues of the Flipped Classroom Andy Rundquist