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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM: A research-based approach to transforming upper-division E&M

Description:
Speaker:Steve Pollock, University of Colorado Abstract: Physics education research (PER) has resulted in new materials, approaches to teaching, and theoretical understanding of student learning in physics. PER has influenced practices in introductory physics courses, impacting tens of thousands of students, and a growing number of current and future teachers. Still, at most universities, including the University of Colorado, upper-division physics courses are taught using a traditional lecture approach that does not make use of many of the instructional techniques that have been found to improve student learning at the introductory level...continued at: http://tinyurl.com/7stsvkh {Will appear in FYI on Nov 22, 2011
Start Time:
4:00 PM
End Time:
5:00 PM
Room:
1410
Common Location Name:
Physics
Web Address:
www.umdphysics.umd.edu/events/physicscolloquia.html
Other Contact Information:
Carole Cuaresma Kiger +1 301 405 5945 ccuaresm@umd.edu www.umdphysics.umd.edu


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