Events

This page is a compendium of upcoming and recent education events listed by the ComPADRE collections. You can also view our Event Archive.

Upcoming Events

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Astronomy and Physics Simulations for Computers and Tablets
January 3 - January 6, 2015
Workshop
AAPT 2015 Winter Meeting
San Diego, CA
January 3-6, 2015

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2015 PhysTEC Conference
February 5 - February 8, 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.

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Building a Thriving Undergraduate Physics Program
February 6 - February 8, 2015
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

Recent Events

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Webinar: Teaching Physics Modules
December 2, 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.

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Supporting Education with Online Computational Physics Resources
November 25 - November 28, 2014
International Science Education Conference 2014
Singapore, 25-27 November 2014

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Incorporating Computation and Modeling into Physics and Astronomy Teaching
November 14 - November 16, 2014
Workshop for New Faculty
ACP, College Park, MD
Nov 14-16, 2014

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Project Based Learning for Introductory Physics
November 13 - November 15, 2014
Workshop
ATE Project for Physics Faculty
November 13-15, 2014

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Adopt and Adapt Simulations for Tablet-based Teaching
November 6 - November 7, 2014
Workshop
North Carolina Section of AAPT
UNC Pembroke
November 6-7