University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics Education Seminar

Spring Semester

Friday, January 29th 2010
1:25 pm:
Organizational meeting
Friday, February 5th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Brita Nellermoe, University of Minnesota
Subject: Literature Review about Faculty Perception of Student Problem Solving
Friday, February 12th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Mason, University of Minnesota
Subject: Literature Review on correlations between student evaluations and problem solving knowledge.
Friday, February 19th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Leonardo Santiago, University of Minnesota
Subject: Literature review about research in problem solving
Friday, March 5th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Sashank Varma, University of Minnesota, Educational Psychology
Subject: The role of mathematics in problem solving
Friday, March 12th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Craig Ogilvie, Iowa State University
Subject: Pervasive problem-solving pedagogy: challenging students and supporting faculty
Friday, March 19th 2010
1:25 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, March 26th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Steve Olsen, University of Minnesota
Subject: What's new with PhysTEC
Friday, April 2nd 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jon Anderson, Centennial High School
Subject: QuarkNet and its impact
Friday, April 9th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Leon Hsu, Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning
Subject: The role of attitudes towards Physics by Inquiry
Friday, April 16th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Ken Heller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Correlations between student performance and evaluation of teaching
Friday, April 23rd 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Brita Nellermoe, University of Minnesota
Subject: Measuring Faculty Perceptions of Teaching and Learning in Physics
Friday, April 30th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Leonardo Santiago, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Friday, May 7th 2010
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Jen Docktor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Subject: Teaching problem categorization using computer-based feedback
Friday, May 14th 2010
1:25 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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