Colorado PhysTEC

University of Colorado, Physics Teacher Education Coalition

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General Descriptions :

Description of the project (in PDF) (1 page)

Year 1 Summary:

short summary 4 pages: in PDF
entire yr 1 report (60+ pages) and an appendix to that report (60+ pages).

Paper project summary from the Proceedings of Physics Education Research Conference 2005 (4 pages)

Journal Papers:

N. D. Finkelstein and S. J. Pollock Replicating and Understanding Successful Innovations: Implementing Tutorials in Introductory Physics, PhysRev Special Topics: PER, 010101

N.D. Finkelstein, W. K. Adams, C. J. Keller, P. B. Kohl, K. K. Perkins, N. S. Podolefsky, S. Reid and  R. LeMaster,  When learning about the real world is better done virtually: A study of substituting computer simulations for laboratory equipment. , PhysRev Special Topics: PER, 010103

Professional Conferences, Talks, Posters, Workshops

S. Pollock "Building on a Base: Applying Physics Education Research to Physics Teaching" SJP, invited talk presented at the ISSOTL (Int'l Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) Conference,  Bloomington IN Oct 21-24 2004

N. Finkelstein, “Infusing SOTL into Physics: completing the preparation of future faculty” presented at the ISSOTL (Int'l Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) Conference,  Bloomington IN Oct 21-24 2004

S. Pollock, N Finkelstein, C Keller, C. Turpen, Reforms in Introductory Physics Education:  Assessing Colorado PhysTEC Goals PhysTEC conference, Muncie IN Mar '05. Poster

C Keller, K Perkins, S Pollock, N. Finkelstein, “Assessing the effectiveness of computer simulations in undergraduate physics lectures and laboratories” PhysTEC conference Muncie IN Mar ’05,

N. Finkelstein and S. Pollock "Assessing Student Attitudes and Beliefs in our Physics Classrooms" PhysTEC conference Muncie IN Mar ‘05 workshop

A. Elby, L. Lising, N. Finkelstein PhysTEC "Attending to Students’ Thinking” PhysTEC conference Muncie IN Mar ‘05 workshop

A. Elby, L. Lising, N. The Importance of Student's Views on Learning" Finkelstein  PhysTEC conference Muncie IN Mar ‘05 workshop

Noah Finkelstein, Michael Dubson, Christopher Keller, Steven Pollock, Steve Iona, Valerie Otero  "CU Physics Education, Recruiting and Preparing Future Physics Teachers and the Teacher Advisory Group." APS Fed Newsletter (to appear)

Stem Colorado Workshop --- PhysTEC sponsored portions (July 2004).

Outreach/informal talks:

S Pollock and N. Finkelstein "Tools, Practices, and Implications from Physics Education Research" College of Engineering and Appied Science Faculty teaching Seminar.  Feb '05

S. Pollock "Learning about learning: Physics education research in action" University of Colorado Parent's Weekend, Oct 2004,

S. Pollock: "Secondary Implementation of Tutorials. " Physics Education Group Seminar, Univ. of Washington, Jan 4 '05 (SJP)

N. Finkelstein “GK12 and discipline based education research at the university: a quick tour” CU GK12 seminar