PHYS 7684

PHYS 7684

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This 1.5-hour weekly seminar provides undergraduate and graduate students with an introduction to core concepts in physics education. Participants discuss articles and videos drawn from physics and science education research and from cognitive science, and engage in collaborative activities that help them become more effective teachers, communicators and learners. This seminar is especially valuable for those considering teaching physics at some point in their careers. Topics include: Questioning Strategies, Classroom Discourse, Teaching through misconceptions, Argumentation approach to instruction, Learning Theory, Conceptions and Conceptual Change and Fixed vs Growth Mind-set, Science communication. Text: Articles from science, engineering, and math education journals.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Comments Does not count towards degree for students in College of Arts and Sciences.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7585PHYS 7684  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7586PHYS 7684  LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8465PHYS 7684  LEC 003

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 20769PHYS 7684  LEC 005

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thorne, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This is an online overflow for LEC 001.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 21001PHYS 7684  LEC 006

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thorne, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This is an online overflow for LEC 002.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 21002PHYS 7684  LEC 007

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thorne, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This is an online overflow for LEC 003.