Physics Education Research Seminars
Fall 2014

Every other Wednesday at 3:00 pm,
Room 1400, Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building

Refreshments at 2:50 pm



Speaker Title
3 Sep

Danny Caballero & Vashti Sawtelle, MSU

Investigating Student Learning in Physics: What's up with PERL@MSU?
17 Sep

Raina Khatri, Western Michigan University

Designing for Impact: Developing a research base for improving the propagation of STEM education innovations
01 Oct

Brendon Mikula, Ohio State University
(MSU, PA, & Lyman Briggs Alumnus)

Essential Skills: Overcoming initial barriers to problem-solving success
15 Oct

Brad Ambrose, Grand Valley State University

Using research to investigate and enhance learning in upper-division mechanics
29 Oct

Emily Walter, Western Michigan University

Measuring Instructional Practices and Organizational Climate in Post-Secondary Settings
12 Nov

Warren Christensen, North Dakota State University

How do Student Evaluations of Instruction Relate to Students' Conceptual Learning Gains?
03 Dec

Mary Bridget Kustusch, DePaul University

Who is the "expert"? Shifting authority in a group discussion

For information or special accommodations please E-mail Kim Crosslan at crosslan at