PHYSICS WORKSHOP SURVEY  (11/14/2002)
PHYSICS WORKSHOPS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

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Background Information

1.      Name

2.      College/High School State

3.      Total number of years teaching experience

  Number of years teaching high school

Major teaching assignments

Secondary teaching assignments           

  Number of years teaching college

  Number of years teaching at a two year college

            Major teaching assignments                  

            Secondary teaching assignments           

4.      Number of years at present college/high school       

Major teaching assignments (%)

            Science

            Mathematics

            Technology

            Other

5.      Physics teaching assignment % on a yearly basis-

Physics

      Cal-Based Physics  Algebra-trig Physics  

      Conceptual Physics   Technical/Applied Physics

      Regular HS Physics  Advanced HS Physics (AP)

Physical Science

Chemistry

Astronomy

Other math or science (list)

Other engineering or technology (list)

Other list

Recent Physics Teaching Workshop Experience

1.      Previous Physics workshops/conferences attended (please check all attended)

 

Workshop Title

Year

State

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies (CE/OCS)

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies Follow-up

Microcomputer Based Labs (MBL)

Microcomputer Based Labs Follow-up or MBL II

Physics Simulations

IPC1 (Introductory Physics Conferences) 1996 IL
IPC2 (Introductory Physics Conferences) 1997 TX
IPC3 (Introductory Physics Conferences) 1998 IL
IPC4 (Introductory Physics Conferences) 1999 IL

ABP-DVA (ATE)  at Lee College

1999 TX

ICP21 (ATE)

2000 FL

WCP (ATE) at Joliet Junior College

2000 IL

MBL (ATE) at Joliet Junior College

2000 IL
PIC (ATE) 2000 OH

PS/PER (ATE) at Lee College

2000 TX

PEPTYC programs at Texas A&M

TX

TYC 21 Regional Meetings

TYC 21 National Meetings

Physlets and HTML at Joliet Junior College

2001 IL

Physlets & TIPERs  at Lee College

2002 TX

MBL (ATE) at Vernier Software & Technology

2002 OR
ICP21 at Joliet Junior College 2002 IL

           

2.      Other science teaching workshops and seminars attended (please list those attended in the last three years)

Topics (s)

                  Date Location

Topics (s)

                  Date Location

Topics (s)

                  Date Location

Teaching Contact With Other College or High School Educators

Please identify individuals who you contact on a regular basis to discuss teaching methods and educational techniques.

 

      Local

      State

      National

Teaching Needs Assessment

On the scale below, please rate your involvement in each of the listed activities related to the gathering of information helpful to you in making curriculum modification, which would enhance the learning of developing technicians.

1.

Contact with other local educators concerning learning enhancements/needs assessment of developing technicians.

Seldom Sometimes Often

2.

Contact with other TYC or HS Physics educators concerning learning enhancement/needs assessment of developing technicians.

Seldom Sometimes Often

3.

 

 

 

Contact with local industry officials concerning their needs for technologically trained employees.

Seldom Sometimes Often

a.  Technical knowledge

Seldom Sometimes Often

b.  Technical skills

Seldom Sometimes Often

c.  Soft skills

Seldom Sometimes Often

Curriculum Modification

On the scale below, please rate your current level of involvement in each of the curriculum activities as it relates to the Physics course(s) you teach for developing technicians.

1.

Updating course textbook

Seldom Sometimes Often

2.

Revising course syllabus

Seldom Sometimes Often

3.

Developing teaching materials

Seldom Sometimes Often

4.

Integrating technology to enhance class presentation

Seldom Sometimes Often

5.

Updating student laboratory manual information.

Seldom Sometimes Often

6.

Utilizing technology to enhance laboratory date collection and analysis.

Seldom Sometimes Often

7.

Incorporating curriculum materials specifically aimed at the following employer needs:

Seldom Sometimes Often

8.

Other describe

Teaching Techniques Profile

  1. Please indicate which of the following methods you have utilized in your teaching within the last 5 years.  Please use the following indicators:

C = Currently using the technique

R = Recently used the technique within the last 2 years

P = Previously used the technique

N = Technique unknown or have not tried

 

MBL (Tufts style-RTP or TST)

Lecture

CBL (calculator based labs)

Online Courses

Video Analysis

Peer Instruction (Mazur)

Interactive Physics Computer        Simulation Software

CSE/CSM/CSEM Pre/Post

Testing

Cooperative Groups

Other Conceptual Exercises

Multi-representation problem   solving

Other Simulation Software

Homework Problems

Workshop Physics

Web-connected Physics

Interactive Video Distance     Learning

FCI Pre/Post Testing

Formal Lab Reports

Mechanics Baseline Testing

ActivPhysics CD (Van Heuvelen)

Ranking Tasks

Pre/Post Testing

ALPS (Van Heuvelen)

Physlets

IJTP CD (C Schwarz)