PERC papers have been published, and CPERL work has been featured extensively! Check out all the great articles:
Madden, J. H., Won, A. S., Schuldt, J. P., Kim, B., Pandita, S., Sun, Y., … Holmes, N. G. (2018). Virtual Reality as a Teaching Tool for Moon Phases and Beyond. In Adrienne Traxler, Ying Cao, & Steven Wolf (Eds.), Physics Education Research Conference 2018. Washington, DC. http://www.per-central.org/items/detail.cfm?ID=14819
The third course in the three-course ALI lab sequence was recently featured in the Cornell Chronicle. Great comments from students and faculty about the experience students had designing and carrying out their own experiments. My favorite: "I definitely made more friends because we had to collaborate."
Two Educational Postdoctoral positions are available at Cornell University:
The anticipated start date for the appointments is August 1, 2018. The review of applications will begin on July 15, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. You can find more details about the positions, and instructions about how to apply: www.InvestigativeBiology.cornell.edu/jobs
Educational Teaching Postdoc
A&S Features Innovative Approaches to Teaching
An article written by the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences describes the innovative approaches to teaching throughout the college, including features on the Physics Department initiative and research by CPERL!
Check out the full article here: http://as.cornell.edu/education-innovation
The physics department was awarded an Active Learning Initiative grant from the college of Arts and Sciences to redesign and evaluate the introductory physics lab courses at Cornell. Professor Natasha Holmes will be PI on the initiative, working with a team of faculty and graduate students to determine learning goals, design activities, and analyze outcomes. Contact Prof. Holmes if you're interested in getting involved in some way.