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1 NRC, Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century: Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future, (Washington, DC: National Academies Press 2007).
2 ibid, pg. 4
3 Kezar, A. J. Understanding and facilitating organizational change in the 21st century: Recent research and conceptualizations. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report 28 (4), 1-162, (2001)
4 Henderson, C. and Dancy, M. Barriers to the Use of Research-Based Instructional Strategies: The Influence of Both Individual and Situational Characteristics. Physical Review Special Topics: Physics Education Research, 3 (2), 020102, (2007).
5 NRC, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy Reshaping the Graduate Education of Scientists and Engineers (National Academies Press: Washington, DC, 1995).
6 Council of Graduate School, Assessment and Review of Graduate Programs: A Policy Statement (2005), Available at: http://www.cgsnet.org/
7 Henderson, C. and Dancy, M. Physics Faculty and Educational Researchers: Divergent Expectations as Barriers to the Diffusion of Innovations, American Journal of Physics, 76 (1), 79-91. (2008) (and references therein)
8 UTeach, University of Texas, http://www.uteach.utexas.edu/,
9 CU Teach, University of Colorado, http://www.colorado.edu/CUTeach
10 Colorado Learning Assistant Program, http://stem.colorado.edu/la-program
11 Otero, V. Finkelstein, N.D. McCray,R. and Pollock, S. "Who is Responsible for Preparing Science Teachers?" Science. 313 (5786), 445-446 (2006).
12 Preparing Future Faculty Program, http://www.preparing-faculty.org/
13 Redish, E.F. Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite, (New York: John Wiley and Sons, (2003).
14 Jossem, E.L. "Resource Letter EPGA-1: The education of physics graduate assistants," American Journal of Physics, v68 n6 p502-12, 2000
15 Science Education Initiative, http://sei.colroado.edu
16 DUE, CCLI, Implementing Tutorials Sustainably, #0410744 $179,000, 2004-2007.
17 McDermott, L.C. and Schaffer, P.S., Tutorials in Introductory Physics (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 20002).
18 Finkelstein, N.D. and Pollock, S.J. “Replicating and Understanding Successful Innovations: Implementing Tutorials in Introductory Physics" Physical Review, Spec Topics: Physics Education Research, 1, 010101, 13 pgs, (2005).
19 Hake, R.R. Interactive-engagement versus traditional methods: a six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses. American Journal of Physics, 66, 64-74, (1998).
20 Pollock, S. and Finkelstein, N. Sustaining Educational Reforms in Introductory Physics, Physical Review (in review).
21 Nelson, M., Educational Reforms in Introductory Mathematics, Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, (in preparation).
22 Faculty Teaching Excellence Program, University of Colorado, http://www.colorado.edu/ftep/
23 National Center for Women in Information Technology, http://www.ncwit.org/
24 Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, School of Engineering, http://itll.colorado.edu/ITLL/
25 Rankin, LEAP, http://www.colorado.edu/facultyaffairs/leap
26 Colorado Graduate School Diversity Initiative, http://www.colorado.edu/graduateschool/DiversityInitiative/index.html
27 Graduate Teacher Program, http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/
28 Colorado Postdoctoral Association, http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/professional/postdoc/index.htm
29 Colorado Physics Teacher Education Coalition. http://phystec.colorado.edu
30 Colorado Commission of Higher Education, Report to Governor and General Assembly on Teacher Education (CCHE, Denver, CO, 2006).
31 American Institute of Physics, Statistical Research Center, Physics Trends in High School, http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/hstrends.html, 2005,
32 National Math and Science Initiative, http://www.nationalmathandscience.org/
33 Service Learning Program, University of Colorado, http://www.colorado.edu/servicelearning/
34 Science Discovery Program, Univ. of Colorado, http://www.colorado.edu/ScienceDiscovery/
35 Integrated Teaching and Learning Porgram, K12 Education, http://itll.colorado.edu/ITLL/index.cfm?fuseaction=K-12Outreach
36 Partners in Informal Science Education in the Community, PISEC, http://spot.colorado.edu/~mayhew/PISEC/
37 Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement, http://www.colorado.edu/iece/
38 K12 Alliance, Nat’l Center for Women in Information Technology, http://www.ncwit.org/alliance.k12.html
39 Preparing Future Faculty, University of Colorado, http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/professional/copffn
40 Preparing Future Physicists, http://per.colorado.edu/pfpf
41 Price, E. and Finkelstein, N.D. "Preparing Graduate Students to be Educators", American Journal of Physics, (in press, anticipated 2008).
42 Center for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning, http://www.cirtl.net/
43 Finkelstein, N. Teaching and Learning Physics, Physics 4180/7810: (to be offered 2008) http://www.colorado.edu/physics/phys4810/phys4810_fa05
44 Klymkowsky, M. Teaching and Learning Science (to be offered 2008),
45 Physics Education Research Group, http://per.colorado.edu
46 Otero, LA-TEST NSF DRL# 0554616
47 Science Education at CU, Discipline Based Education, research: http://www.colorado.edu/ScienceEducation
48 Podolefsky, N.S. and Finkelstein, N.D. "Analogical scaffolding and the learning of abstract ideas in physics: An example from electromagnetic waves" Physical Review, Special Topics: Physics Education Research. 3, 010109, 12 pgs, (2007).
49 Pollock,S. Finkelstein, N. and Kost,L."Reducing the Gender Gap in the Physics Classroom," Physical Review, Special Topics: Physics Education Research, 3, 010107, 4 pgs, (2007). 50 Hendrson, Beach, Larson, Finkelstein, Facilitating Change in Undergraduate STEM, NSF awards #0623009 and #0723699, http://www.wmich.edu/science/facilitating-change/
51 Physics Education Technology Project, http://phet.colorado.edu
52 Finkelstein, N. et al, "“When learning about the real world is better done virtually: a study of substituting computer simulations for laboratory equipment,” Physical Review, Special Topics: Physics Education Research, 1, 010103, 8 pgs, (2005).
53 Klymkowsky, M, http://bioliteracy.net
54 Klymkowsky, M.W. & K. Garvin-Doxas. 2008. Recognizing Student Misconceptions through Ed's Tool and the Biology Concept Inventory. PLoS Biology, 6(1): e3
55 University of Colorado, Flagship 2030, http://www.colorado.edu/flagship2030/
56 Purdue, CREMSE, http://cresme.education.purdue.edu/
57 North Carolina State University, CRMSE, http://www.ncsu.edu/crmse/
58 Michigan State University,, http://www.msu.edu/~crcstl/
59 NSF Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (LIFE) Center, http://life-slc.org/
60 NSF CAREER Award, Finkelstein
61 Finkelstein, N., American Physical Soc.: Colorado PhysTEC: Physics Teacher Education Coalition, $424,576, 2004- 2008.
62 Finkelstein, N., NSF: DUE CCLI, Using a Research-based Approach to Reform Upperdivision Quantum I and E&M I, $150,000, 2008-2010.
63 Finkelstein, N., NSF: DRL REESE: STEM Educational Change Efforts in Higher Education, $198,379, 2007-2009.