University of Arizona: Program Data
University of Arizona
Goals & Outcomes
Induction & Mentoring
Early Teaching Experience
Publications & Talks
Appendix 1. University of Arizona Science Teacher Preparation Programs
Appendix 2: Teacher in Residence Application Form
Appendix 3: Physics TIR Interview Questions
Appendix 4: Syllabus for "Central Ideas in the Physical Sciences"
The project collects data on the number of PhysTEC Graduates, PhysTEC Future Teachers, PhysTEC Learning Assistants, and PhysTEC Mentors; these PhysTEC terms are defined here. The project also collects data on physics pedagogy courses, early teaching experiences, and enrollment in K-8 physical science courses for future elementary school teachers.
|PhysTEC Graduates (Years funded 2001-2008)|
|Year -2||Year -1||Year 0||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4||Year 5||Year 6||Year 7|
|Year 8||Year 9||Year 10||Year 11||Year 12||Year 13|
* The CoS TPP opened to students in the 2000-01 academic year.
(Physics/Physical Science graduates are certified to teach physics.)
Commentary on PhysTEC Teachers data:
- The numbers of PhysTEC teachers in the table above indicate the number of teachers prepared (completely or partially) in the CoS TPP. Over the eight years of the program’s existence, some students complete some of the program’s courses, and go on to either complete another certification program or obtain teaching jobs that do not require certification. The numbers in the table above include eight science teachers who did not complete the CoS TPP, but who are teaching.
|PhysTEC Mentors & Mentees|
|PhysTEC Mentors (Current and Prior TIRs)||1||1||2||1||1||0|
|Mentored PhysTEC Teachers||0||1||3||3||3||0|
|Mentored Non-PhysTEC Teachers||1||1||1||2||1||0|
Commentary on mentors and mentees data:
- The Mentored PhysTEC Teachers includes the beginning physics or physical science teachers that each PhysTEC TIR mentored; the Mentored non-PhysTEC Teachers includes the TIRs’ replacements at their school site.