Faculty as Designers of Student Success: A Symposium on Teaching & Learning (Sept 29-30)

Registration Deadline: September 26th September 29: 11:30 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. September 30: 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Come be a part of the transformation in teaching and learning here at the U! This symposium will bring together our most innovative and dedicated teaching faculty to explore new possibilities and take undergraduate education and the […]

Pamela Hardin leads CSME Exchange on Active Learning (June 16)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for faculty, students, and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Why Active Learning? Practices and Problems Pamela Hardin, University of Utah Associate Director, Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence Assistant Dean for MS and DNP Programs, College […]

Chemistry Seminar: A Hybrid General Chemistry Platform Used to Reach Single Digit Non-Passing Rates (Apr 15)

  In addition to his 4/15 Hugo Rossi presentation at 12pm in INSCC auditorium, David Laude will also give a special chemistry seminar:   Friday, April 15, 4-5pm in TBBC 4630 “A Hybrid General Chemistry Platform Used to Reach Single Digit Non-Passing Rates at UT Austin”   Consistent with the national emphasis on improving graduation rates, the University of […]

American Physical Society in Salt Lake City April 16-19

  The April meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) is being hosted in Salt Lake City and will include a session on physics education on April 16: “SCALE-UP, Student Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies” – Robert Beichner “Online Interactive Video Vignettes” – Priscilla Laws “Introductory labs: what they don’t, should and can […]

Physics Colloquium – “Implementing Curricular Reform” (Jan 21)

Implementing and Sustaining Curricular Reform in a Large Introductory Physics Course at Georgia Tech   Michael F. Schatz Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:30pm refreshments (219 JFB) 4pm lecture (102 JFB)   A novel physics curriculum, Matter and Interactions (M&I), was introduced into Georgia Tech engineering physics courses in Summer 2006; today the curriculum is taught […]