University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics Education Seminar

Spring Semester

Friday, February 8th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Miranda Pihlaja Straub, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
The seminar has been cancelled.
Friday, February 15th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Kaylee Ganser, University of Minnesota
Subject: Student Conceptual Understanding of Newtonian Physics Across Different Introductory Courses at UMN
Friday, February 22nd 2019
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, March 1st 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Kaylee Ganser, University of Minnesota
Subject: Student Conceptual Understanding of Newtonian Physics Across Different Introductory Courses at UMN
Friday, March 8th 2019
3:35 pm:
Subject: Discussion of three papers
Friday, March 15th 2019
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Friday, March 29th 2019
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Friday, April 5th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Richard Diurba, University of Minnesota
Subject: A quantitative investigation of NSF science funding as it relates to US partisan politics with some notes on qualitative big science project observations.
Friday, April 12th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Phil Buhlmann, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Subject: Addressing Stress and Mental Health in a PhD Program
Tuesday, April 16th 2019
11:15 am:
Speaker: Joe Redish, University of Maryland, College Park
Subject:  Learning Each Other's Ropes: Negotiating interdisciplinary authenticity
Please note the date, time and room change of this seminar for this week only.
Faculty Host: Kenneth Heller
Friday, April 19th 2019
3:35 pm:
The seminar will be on Tuesday this week. Note change of time and date next week only.
Friday, April 26th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Autumn Brower, University of Minnesota
Subject: How computer coaches impact math anxiety in introductory physics students
Note the change of location for this seminar, this week only.

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