PhysTEC-Northwest Conference Agenda

Friday, October 10th 2008
Fine Center
Seattle Pacific University

8:30am - 9:00am
Continental breakfast
9:00am - 9:10am Lane Seeley, Seattle Pacific University
9:10am - 9:40am Monica Plisch, American Physical Society
9:40am - 10:40am Michael Marder, University of Texas at Austin
10:40am - 11:00am
Break
11:00am - 11:30am George Nelson, Western Washington University
11:30am - 12:00pm Lillian C. McDermott, University of Washington
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch at Gwinn Commons
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Moderator:
Stamatis Vokos, Seattle Pacific University
1:50pm - 2:20pm MacKenzie Stetzer, University of Washington
2:20pm - 2:50pm Noah Finkelstein, University of Colorado at Boulder
2:50pm - 3:10pm
Break
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Panelists:
Current and recent physics students
Moderator:
Hunter Close, Seattle Pacific University
3:40pm - 5:00pm
Parallel Workshops
Workshop A: Strategies for building a successful Learning Assistant program
Noah Finkelstein, CU Boulder & Lane Seeley, Seattle Pacific University
Workshop B: Introduction to a diagnostic learning environment
Stamatis Vokos & Jim Minstrell, Facet Innovations LLC
5:00pm Lane Seeley and Monica Plisch
6:00pm
Partnership dinner at Bambuza restaurant