Supported Site Boston University: Publications & Presentations

Publications

1. NES AAPT Spring Newsletter March 22, 2012.

2. A. Duffy, APS Forum on Education Newsletter, " The Boston University PhysTEC Program", Spring 2012.

3. A. Duffy, P. Garik, B. Goldberg, M. Greenman, and M. Jariwala, APS Forum on Education Newsletter, " Three Years of PhysTEC at Boston University", Spring 2014.

Presentations

1. The New PhysTEC Program at Boston University, a poster presented by Juliet Jenkins at the New England Section of AAPT Fall meeting, Nov. 2011, UMASS Amherst, Amherst, MA.

2. How BU got TIR'ed: The New PhysTEC Program at Boston University, a poster presented by Andrew Duffy, Peter Garik, and Juliet Jenkins. PhysTEC conference, February 2012, Ontario, CA

3. Improving Educational Outcomes Through Learning Assistants in Biology, Chemisty, and Physics, a presentation by Manher Jariwala, Adam Moser, and Kathryn Spilios at the Instructional Innovation Conference put on by the Boston University Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, March 2, 2012.

4. Boston University PhysTEC and Teacher-in-Residence Explained, a talk presented by Juliet Jenkins at the New England Section of AAPT Spring meeting, April 28, 2012, Thayer Academy, Braintree, MA.

5. Boston University's PhysTEC Teacher-in-Residence -- A Year in Review. Juliet Jenkins. Talk presented at the AAPT national meeting, August 2012, Philadelphia, PA.

6. PhysTEC at Boston University: Enhancing Physics Teaching in Area High Schools AND at the University, poster presented by Mark Greenman at the Fall 2012 New England APS/AAPT meeting, Williams College, Williams, MA.

7. Implementing Studio Physics at Boston University, Andrew Duffy, a talk presented at the AAPT Winter Meeting in New Orleans, LA, January 8, 2013.

8. Students' Perceptions of Learning Assistants' Contributions to Physics Course Success, Manher Jariwala, a talk presented at the AAPT Winter Meeting in New Orleans, LA, January 2013.

9. A talk at the AAAS annual meeting in February, in Boston, MA, involving Jacob Clark Blickenstaff, Mark Greenman, Andrew Duffy, and two Boston Public School physics teachers, describing the APS Pair project, Feb. 14, 2014.

10. Tracking the Explosive Growth of the Learning Assistant Program and its Transformative Impact on STEM Education at BU. Manher Jariwala, Andrew Duffy, Mark Greenman, Bennett Goldberg (Physics), Meredith Knight, Tom Hunt, Alexis Knaub, Peter Garik (SED), Kathryn Spilios (Biology), Paul Lipton (Neuroscience), Caleb Farny (ENG), Natalya Bassina, Binyomin Abrams, and Dan Dill (Chemistry). presentation about Learning Assistants at the Instructional Innovation Conference put on by the Boston University Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, March 8, 2013.

11. Adapting the Colorado Learning Assistant Model to Your Institution. Laurie Langdon, Laird Kramer, Amy Robertson, Andrew Duffy, and Ed Price. A session at the national PhysTEC meeting in Baltimore, MD, March 16, 2013.

12. What can a TIR do for Your Teacher Preparation Program? A session at the national PhysTEC meeting in Baltimore, MD, March 16, 2013 , for which Mark Greenman was a panelist.

13. Boston University's Differentiated Learning Assistant Programs Feed the Teacher Pipeline, poster presented by Andrew Duffy, Mark Greenman, and Bennett Goldberg at the national PhysTEC meeting in Baltimore, MD, March 16, 2013.

14. PhysTEC at Boston University, poster presented by Mark Greenman at the Spring 2013 New England AAPT meeting, April 12, 2013, Milton Academy, Milton, MA.

15. Linking In-Service and Pre-Service Teachers at Boston University, talk presented by Andrew Duffy at the Spring 2013 New England AAPT meeting, April 13, 2013, Milton Academy, Milton, MA.

16. Investigating the Effect of Peer Teachers on Learning Environments in Large STEM Courses, Knight, M.T., Garik, P.S., Moser, A., Hammond, N., Jariwala, M., Spilios, K., Seliga, A., Gross, N., Dill, D., and Goldberg, B. 2013 Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico April 6-9, 2013 (Conference CD).

17. Project BoNUSS: Boston University Noyce Urban Science Scholarship Year Zero. P. Garik, D. DeRosa, D. Dill, A. Duffy, B. Goldberg, and M. Greenman. Presented at the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, May 29-31, 2013, Washington, D.C.

18. Interactive Laboratory Experience (ILE) Teaching Pedagogy, workshop presented by Mark Greenman at the national AAPT summer meeting in Portland, OR, July, 2013.

19. Using Piazza in an Introductory Physics Class, a talk presented by Andrew Duffy at the American Association of Physics Teachers annual summer meeting in Portland, OR, July 17, 2013. (With Meredith Knight of the School of Education)

20. Interactive Laboratory Experience (ILE) Teaching Pedagogy, workshop presented by Mark Greenman at the international ICPE August 2013 meeting in Prague CZ.

21. Professional Development for Physics Teachers - Closing the Knowledge Gap, presented by Mark Greenman at the international ICPE August 2013 meeting in Prague CZ.

22. The Learning Assistant Program at Boston University, a talk presented by Andrew Duffy at the joint meeting of the New Jersey, New York, and New England sections of the American Association of Physics Teachers, Poughkeepsie, NY, Sept. 28, 2013.

23. Using Digital Media to Facilitate Science Teaching, presentation by Mark Greenman at the December 2013 regional NSTA meeting, Denver, CO, Dec. 12-14, 2013.

24. Transforming Physics Education at BU Through Peer Learning and Mentoring, a talk presented by Manher Jariwala at the American Association of Physics Teachers annual winter meeting in Orlando, FL, Jan. 5, 2014.

25. Studio Physics for Life-Science Majors at Boston University, a talk presented by Andrew Duffy at the American Association of Physics Teachers annual winter meeting in Orlando, FL, Jan. 6, 2014.

26. Learning in A Studio Mode, Spotlighting Teamwork and Interaction, presented by Manher Jariwala and Andrew Duffy at the Instructional Innovation Conference put on by the Boston University Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, March 7, 2014.

27. PhysTEC at Boston University, poster presentation by Mark Greenman at the Spring 2014 New England AAPT meeting, Salem State College, March 14, 2014, Salem, MA.

28. Learning in A Studio Mode: The Studio Physics program at Boston University, presented by Manher Jariwala at the Spring 2014 New England AAPT meeting, Salem State College, March 15, 2014, Salem, MA.

29. Starting an LA Program, presented by Nic Hammond and Manher Jariwala at the Northeast Regional Learning Assistant Workshop, Boston University, March 21, 2014.

30. Preparing and Supporting LAs: The LA Pedagogy Course, presented by Peter Garik at the Northeast Regional Learning Assistant Workshop, Boston University, March 21, 2014.

31. Recruiting and Supporting Faculty, presented by Manher Jariwala at the Northeast Regional Learning Assistant Workshop, Boston University, March 21, 2014.

32. Using LAs to Transform your Classroom, presented by Andrew Duffy at the Northeast Regional Learning Assistant Workshop, Boston University, March 22, 2014.

33. Using the LA Program to Recruit Undergraduate Physics Majors to Teaching, presented by Mark Greenman at the Northeast Regional Learning Assistant Workshop, Boston University, March 22, 2014.

34. Building and Sustaining an LA Program, presented by Bennett Goldberg and Laurie Langdon at the Northeast Regional Learning Assistant Workshop, Boston University, March 22, 2014.

35. A Three Year Journey at Boston University with a Comprehensive PhysTEC grant, presented by Peter Garik at the National PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX, May 19, 2014.

36. Learning Assistants in Advanced Courses, presented by Bennett Goldberg and Manher Jariwala at the National PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX, May 20, 2014.

37. Working with the First Cohort, Recruiting the Second Cohort One Student at a Time, P. Garik, D. DeRosa, D. Dill, A. Duffy, and B. Goldberg. Presented at the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, June 18-20, 2014, Washington, D.C.

Doctoral Thesis (Boston University, School of Education)

Peering Through the Gate: The Impact of Near Peer Teachers on Student Learning Outcomes and Satisfaction in Large Enrollment Courses by Meredith Myra Thompson Knight, 2014.

Publicity

1. http://www.bu.edu/cas/newsletter/11_21_11/julietjenkins.html

An article in the CAS newsletter (Nov. 21, 2011) about Juliet Jenkins, our first Teacher-in-Residence.

2. http://www.bu.edu/today/2012/wanted-one-good-physics-teacher/

An article in BU Today (Feb. 1, 2012) on BU's PhysTEC efforts.

3. http://www.bu.edu/today/2012/metcalf-cup-and-prize-winner-andrew-duffy/

An article in BU Today (May 10, 2012) on Andrew Duffy winning BU's highest teaching award, the Metcalf Cup and Prize.

4. http://dailyfreepress.com/2014/04/17/physics-professors-applauded-for-active-tech-savvy-teaching/ An article in the Daily Free Press (Apr. 17, 2014) regarding the Gitner Teaching with Technology award won by the team of Andrew Duffy, Bennett Goldberg, Manher Jariwala, and Pankaj Mehta.

5. http://www.bu.edu/today/2014/cas-physics-team-wins-first-gitner-award/

An article in BU Today (May 12, 2014) regarding the Gitner Teaching with Technology award.