College of Science

SEMINAR: 10th Annual Physics and Astronomy Education Seminar

SEMINAR: 10th Annual Physics and Astronomy Education Seminar

May 12, 2016 11:00 AM to May 12, 2016 12:00 PM at Building 8, Room 241

(10:50-11:00) Refreshments

(11:00-11:10) Dr. Nina Abramzon and Paul Beardsley
Early Career Research Training Course

(11:11-11:21) Dr. Homeyra Sadaghani
Spin First vs. Position First instructional approach to teaching quantum mechanics

(11:22-11:32) Lauren Kim
Examining Gender Biases Within the Physics Learning Assistant Program

(11:33-11:43) Tharindu Jayasinghe
Students' Understanding of Continuous Charge Distributions

(11:44-11:54) Seth Hilliard
Postflights: Immediate Assessment of Students' Retentions of Concepts After Class Discussions and Lectures in PHY 235

(11:55 - 11:05) Dr. Jorge Moreno
HumanClass: a portable python class to introduce young undergraduate researchers to object-oriented programming.

(12:06-12:16) Dr. Qing Ryan
Multiple-Choice Assessment for Upper-division Electrodynamics

(12:17-12:27) John Santiago
Developing the Next Generation of Computer Coach Tutorials

(12:28 - 12:38) Dr. Alex Small
Using Computation in Optics Class

(12:39 - 12:49) Dr. Ertan Salik
Physics Demo: Fresnel Reflections with Total Internal Reflection

(12:49-1:00) Final Remarks