I can provide a variety of pedagogical workshops for faculty in how to use evidence-based teaching practices. My particular areas of expertise are:
- Setting learning goals and objectives
- Using clickers and peer instruction
See also my professional talks
Commonly Offered Workshops
These workshops are extremely well-developed and have been offered dozens of times. Many materials here.
- Are Clickers Right for You?
- Writing Great Clicker Questions
- Facilitating Clicker Questions Effectively
- Teaching Faculty about Effective Clicker Use
- Writing Learning Goals to Drive Instruction and Assessment.
- Techniques for Monitoring Understanding and Evaluating Students.
- Make Clickers Work for You: 4-8 hour workshop series
- Learning Goals and Assessment: 4-8 hour workshop series
These workshops are well developed, but less commonly offered.
- Getting Around Student Pushback and Passiveness in Active Learning Classrooms
- The Art & Science of Teaching: Some ideas from (physics) education research
- Assessment in College Physics
- What Every Teacher Should Know About Cognitive Research.
- Using PhET in the Classroom
I am also available to provide standard colloquium-style talks, mostly about careers and education research.
- The Science Education Initiative: An Experiment in Scaling up Educational Improvements in a Research University
- The Quasi-Linear Dynamics of a Career in Science Education
- A scholarly approach to science education: A research-validated approach to transforming junior E&M
- Getting the Word Out: Effective Communication of the Results of Our Work in Physics Education Research
- Speaking of Physics: The Art of Science Communication