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Fall 2021 UConn ECE Physics Workshop

Fall 2021 UConn ECE Physics Workshop

On Tuesday, December 7th, UConn Early College Experience, and the UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Physics, Dave Perry met with certified Physics Instructors for their annual professional development conference. Dr. Perry spoke with the group about their courses and exam formats.

Later in the morning, Kevin Segar, EastConn’s Community Arts Connection After School Program Coordinator spoke to the group hands on activities for common-core science project and how physics can be incorporated to such activities.  The main project Kevin spoke about is brush pile microhabitats and Dr. Perry spoke about how physics students can incorporated in such projects.

UConn Physics courses offered through ECE.

Fall 2020 UConn ECE Physics Workshop

Fall 2020 UConn Early College Experience Physics Workshop

On Thursday, December 3rd  UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Physics David Perry met with ECE Physics Instructors for their annual professional development conference.

The group had a lively conversation regarding UConn physics labs and the labs Instructors are overseeing in the high schools both in an in person and remote learning settings. Also discussed were questions about course content and final exams.

Later the group viewed a presentation by Profs. Gerald Dunne and Jon Trump, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut titled, Black Holes: The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics.

 

UConn Physics courses offered through UConn ECE.

Physics Professional Development Workshop

On September 30th, UConn Early College Experience Faculty Coordinator for Physics, David Perry welcomed his group of 40 UConn ECE certified Physics instructors to attend their annual professional development training. This year, Dr. Cara Battersby from UConn's Physics Department shared an interactive presentation with the group,  titled“The Milky Way Laboratory”.  During the afternoon a conversation was had between instructors and staff from UConn ECE regarding instructor responsibilities and the updated grading policy.

UConn Physics courses offered through Early College Experience