PhysTEC Special Initiatives

Online Physics Teacher Education Courses

Modeling Course

Methods of Teaching Physics I: Modeling Workshop in Mechanics is PhysTEC's first online course offering for pre-service teachers.


The Physics Teacher Education Coalition has a number of special initiatives that promote exemplary programs and research in physics teacher education.

Learning Assistant Video Resource

A package of thematic case-based "video workshops," designed to supplement the University of Colorado's widely disseminated LA development program.

Noyce Scholarship

A scholarship available to future physics teachers at any of the six PhysTEC Noyce sites: Ball State University, Cornell University, Seattle Pacific University, the University of Arkansas, the University of North Carolina, and Western Michigan University.

Professional Development Opportunities

A map showing a variety of professional development and research opportunities for physics and physical science teachers.