University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics Education Seminar

Spring Semester

Friday, January 23rd 2015
3:35 pm:
To be announced
Friday, January 30th 2015
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Friday, February 6th 2015
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Friday, February 13th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Ken Heller, University of Minnesota
Subject: A Systems Approach to Teaching: Why the Introductory Physics Courses at Minnesota Work and How They Can Fail.
Friday, February 20th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Miranda Pihlaja, University of Minnesota
Subject: College in Schools: The benefits, drawbacks, and challenges of implementation for physics
Friday, February 27th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Leon Hsu, University of Minnesota
Subject: Using the Cognitive Apprenticeship Framework to Inform and Shape Instruction in Physics
Friday, March 6th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Peter Bohacek, Sibley Senior High
Subject: Using Generation-2 Direct Measurement Videos for student inquiry
Friday, March 13th 2015
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, March 20th 2015
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, March 27th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Julie Vievering, University of Minnesota
Subject: Reimagining the Physics TA: A Deeper Look Into the Essential Role of Coach
Friday, April 3rd 2015
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, April 10th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Brita L. Nellermoe, University of St. Thomas
Subject: The gap: Where faculty perceptions of teaching and learning disconnect from practice.
Friday, April 17th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Nathan Moore, Winona State University
Subject: Small Oscillations via Energy Conservation as a University Physics Lab
Friday, April 24th 2015
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, May 1st 2015
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Friday, May 8th 2015
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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