July 26-27, 2006
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY


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Tentative Schedule  (by Time)


WEDNESDAY, July 26

When

Where

What

3:30 - 5:30

HBC Gifford

3:30

Use of Concept Inventories to Identify Misconceptions in Thermal Sciences (rlmiller@mines.edu)
Ronald L. Miller,
Colorado School of Mines

4:00

Student Thinking About Rate of Change in Differential Equations  (chrisraz@sciences.sdsu.edu),
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University

4:30 Building the Biology Concept Inventory using Ed's Tools, an on-line response analysis system,
Michael W. Klymkowsky, Rachel Gheen, Rebecca Koopman, Isidoros Doxas & R. Kathy Garvin-Doxas, University of Colorado, Boulder
5:00 Panel Discussion
Discussant: Michael Loverude

6:00 - 7:00

Comstock

Dinner Banquet ($30 Ticket Needed)

Presider: Rebecca Lindell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Banquet Speaker: Jay Labov, NRC/NAS

7:00 -9:00

Comstock

Contributed Poster Session (Refreshments Provided)
Posters will remain up all day through Thursday, July 27


THURSDAY, July 27

When

Where

What

8:15 - 8:30 To be Announced Orientation
8:15 - 9:45
(Parallel Sessions)
Workshops , Targeted Poster Sessions & Roundtable Discussions- I
Adams Workshop W-B:  PER and Human Subjects: The PER Community and Institutional Review Boards    
Gordon Aubrecht
Regency C Targeted Poster Session TP-A:  Issues and Innovations in Concept Inventory Development & Administration
Rebecca Lindell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Marshall Targeted Poster Session TP-B:     Physics Education Research Across Disciplinary Boundaries
Michael Loverude, Affiliation 1
Waverly Targeted Poster Session TP-C:     Investigations of Student Learning in Upper Division Courses that Link Physics, Chemistry and Engineering
Chandralekha Singh  and Brad Ambrose
Hamilton Targeted Poster Session TP-D:     Bridging the Gap Between Instructors and Curriculum Developers: Facilitating Successful Communication and Promoting Customization
Yerushalmi  and Henderson
9:45 - 10:00 Comstock Break (Refreshments provided)

10:00 - 12:00
 

Regency Ballroom

Invited Talks & Panel Discussion (Session II)
Discussant: Chandralekha Singh

10:00

The Effects of Inquiry-Based Instruction on Elementary Teaching Majorsí Chemistry Content Knowledge and Their Views about Teaching Science
Michael Sanger,
Middle Tennessee State University

10:30

Rasch Analysis and the Geoscience Concept Inventory,
Julie Libarkin
Michigan State University & Steven W. Anderson Black Hills State University

11:00

Astronomy Concept Inventories: Foundations and Frontiers,
Beth Hufnagel, Anne Arundel Community College

11:30

Panel Discussion
Discussant: Chandralekeh Singh

12:00 - 1:30

Comstock

Luncheon Banquet
Presider:  Michael Loverude

Musician: Peter Haskell

1:45 - 3:15
(Parallel Sessions)
Workshops , Targeted Poster Sessions & Roundtable Discussions - II
Adams Workshop W-A:    Multiple Methods of Analyzing Reasoning About Quantum Tunneling,
Michael Wittmann
University of Maine & McKagen
Waverly Targeted Poster Session TP-A:  Issues and Innovations in Concept Inventory Development & Administration
Rebecca Lindell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Marshall Targeted Poster Session TP-B:     Physics Education Research Across Disciplinary Boundaries
Michael Loverude
Regency C Targeted Poster Session TP-D:     Bridging the Gap Between Instructors and Curriculum Developers: Facilitating Successful Communication and Promoting Customization
Yerushalmi and Henderson
Hamilton Roundtable Discussion RT-A:    Cross-Pollination in Science Education Research
Sayer
and Rebecca Lindell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
3:15 - 3:45 Comstock Break (Refreshments provided)
3:45 - 5:15
(Parallel Sessions)
Workshops , Targeted Poster Sessions & Roundtable Discussions - III
Adams Workshop W-A:    Multiple Methods of Analyzing Reasoning About Quantum Tunneling,
Michael Wittmann
University of Maine & McKagen
Marshall Workshop W-B:  PER and Human Subjects: The PER Community and Institutional Review Boards    
Gordon Aubrecht
Regency C Targeted Poster Session TP-C:     Investigations of Student Learning in Upper Division Courses that Link Physics, Chemistry and Engineering
Chandralekeh Singh  and Ambrose
Hamilton Roundtable Discussion RT-A:    Cross-Pollination in Science Education Research
Sayer and
  Rebecca Lindell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


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PERC 2006 Organizing Committee

Steve Kanim
Department of Physics, MSC 3D
New Mexico State University, PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
(505) 646-1208  office
(505) 646-1934 fax
skanim@nmsu.edu
 
Rebecca Lindell
Department of Physics
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1654
(618) 650-2934 office
(618) 650-3556 fax
rlindel@siue.edu
 
Michael Loverude
Department of Physics, MH-611
California State University Fullerton
Fullerton, CA 92834
(714) 278-2270 office
(714) 278-5810 fax
mloverude@exchange.fullerton.edu
 
Chandralekha Singh
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-9045 office
(412) 624-9163 fax
clsingh@pitt.edu