Past Events

Building a Thriving Undergraduate Physics Program

Feb 06, 2015 - Feb 08, 2015 in Seattle, WA

The goal of the workshop is to assist departments in developing strategies for increasing enrollment of physics majors. Institutions are invited to send teams of 2-4 faculty members to analyze their current departmental situation and decide how to take actions that will help them sustainably achieve their goals.  This workshop is held in conjunction with the 2015 PhysTEC Conference

2015 PhysTEC Conference

Feb 05, 2015 - Feb 08, 2015

The 2015 PhysTEC Conference will be held on February 5-7 in Seattle, WA. The theme for the conference is "Building Thriving Programs". The conference will feature a half-day pre-conference Learning Assistant Workshop on February 5th.

Webinar: Teaching Physics Modules

Dec 02, 2014

This webinar will introduce the participants to a series of modules that they can use in their physics teacher preparation programs as supplements to the existing physics teaching methods courses, as an independent study course (the material will be enough for 3 credits) or as resources for the students to use without attached coursework. They can also be used in professional development programs and in PER courses for doctoral students.

2014 LA Workshop

Nov 02, 2014 - Nov 04, 2014

The sixth national Learning Assistant Workshop will be held at the University of Colorado, Boulder on November 2-4, 2014. The Learning Assistant program is a highly supported peer teaching experience that has been shown to improve students' learning and attitudes toward science in undergraduate lecture classes and recruit talented science and math students into teaching careers.

Registration open for PhysTEC online mechanics course

Aug 27, 2014 - Dec 10, 2014 in online

This is the first online course that PhysTEC is offering for pre service teacher education.  This is a modeling course as taught by the American Modeling Teachers Association.

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