College of Science

8th Annual Physics and Astronomy Education Seminar

May 29, 2014 10:50 AM to May 29, 2014 12:00 PM at Building 8, Room 241

Josh ZeemanCome participate in a discussion of physics and astronomy education over tea and cookies!

Our special guest this year is Josh Zeeman, recent Cal Poly Pomona Physics alum and current high school science teacher.

The emphasis is on an informal atmosphere with lots of time for questions and discussion.

Some of the presentations include:

Josh Zeeman
Science Teacher, Bonita High School
Teaching High School Physics, Who Does That?

Ertan Salik
CPP Physics and Astronomy
Online Midterms in Introductory Physics Classes

Alex Small
CPP Physics and Astronomy
Teaching Information Literacy in a Computational Physics Class

Alex Rudolph and Chrystin Green
CPP Physics and Astronomy
What Goes on in a Flipped Classroom?

Nina Abramzon and Peter Siegel
CPP Physics and Astronomy
Inquiry Based and Active Learning in the Physics Freshman Lab

Homeyra Sadaghiani, Steve McCauley, and Alex Rudolph
CPP Physics and Astronomy
Cal Poly Pomona PhysTEC Program: Update and Progress


10:50 a.m. Refreshments
11:00 a.m. Seminar

Building 8 - Room 241