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Papers and Presentations

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This is the complete set of papers and presentations made by the NEXUS/Physics team from 2010-2015. 

For an organized introduction to the NEXUS project, here is a

 

 

Papers

 

  1. Introducing Students to the Culture of Physics: Explicating elements of the hidden curriculum, E. F. Redish, in Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Portland, OR, July 2010, AIP Conf. Proc. 1289 (2010) 49-52.
  2. Understanding How Students Use Physical Ideas in Introductory Biology Courses, J. Watkins, K. Hall, E. F. Redish, and T. J. Cooke, in Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Portland, OR, July 2010, AIP Conf. Proc. 1289 (2010) 333-336.
  3. Examining the Impact of Student Expectations on Undergraduate Biology Education Reform, K. L. Hall, J. E. Watkins, J. E. Coffey, T. J. Cooke, and E. F. Redish, AERA 2011 report.
  4. Student Views of Macroscopic and Microscopic Energy in Physics and Biology, B. W. Dreyfus, E. F. Redish, and J. Watkins,  Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Omaha, NE, August 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1413, 179-182 (2012) [Poster]  
  5. The Strategies of Modeling in Biology Education. J. Svoboda & C. Passmore. Science & Education, 2011.
  6. Disciplinary Authenticity: Enriching the reform of introductory physics courses for life science students, J. Watkins, J. E. Coffey, E. F. Redish, and T. J. Cooke, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., Vol. 8 (Apr 2012), 010112.
  7. The Role of Context and Culture in Teaching Physics: The implication of disciplinary differences, E. Redish, in Proceedings of the World Conference on Physics Education 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, M. Taşar, editor (Pegem Akademi, 2013) 1- 21.
  8. Competency-based Reforms of the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum: Integrating the Physical and Biological Sciences, K. V. Thompson, J. A. Chmielewski, M. S. Gaines, C. A. Hrycyna, and W. R. LaCourse, Cell Biology Education - Life Science Education 12 (June 3, 2013) 162-169. doi:10.1187/cbe.12-09-0143
  9. Learning Each Other's Ropes: Negotiating interdisciplinary authenticity, E. F. Redish and T. J. Cooke, Cell Biology Education - Life Science Education 12 (June 3, 2013) 175-186. doi:10.1187/cbe.12-09-0147
  10. A Framework for Analyzing Interdisciplinary Tasks: Implications for Student Learning and Curricular Design, J. Svoboda-Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, B.D. Geller, and C. Turpen, Cell Biology Education - Life Science Education 12 (June 3, 2013) 187-205. doi:10.1187/cbe.12-08-0135
  11. The Trouble with Chemical Energy: Why Understanding Bond Energies Requires an Interdisciplinary Systems Approach, M. M. Cooper and M. W. Klymkowsky CBE Life Sci Educ June 3, 2013 12:306-312; doi:10.1187/cbe.12-10-0170
  12. Context dependence of students' views about the role of equations in understanding biology, J. Watkins and A. Elby,  Cell Biology Education - Life Science Education 12 (June 3, 2013) 274-286. doi:10.1187/cbe.12-11-0185
  13. Students' Reasoning about Interdisciplinarity, B. D. Geller, B. W. Dreyfus, V. Sawtelle, J. Svoboda, C. Turpen, and E. F. Redish, in Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 2012, AIP Conf. Proc. 1513 (2013) 146-149.  
  14. Students' Interdisciplinary Reasoning about 'High Energy Bonds' and ATP , B. W. Dreyfus, B. D. Geller, V. Sawtelle, J. Svoboda, C. Turpen, and E. F. Redish, in Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 2012, AIP Conf. Proc. 1513 (2013) 122-125. 
  15. Examining the Positioning of Ideas in the Disciplines, V. Sawtelle, T.-R. Sikorski, C. Turpen, E.F. Redish, in Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 2012, AIP Conf. Proc. 1513 (2013) 366-369.
  16. Reinventing physics for life science majors, D. C. Meredith and E. F. Redish, Physics Today 66:7 (2013) 38-43; doi: 10.1063/PT.3.2046.
  17. Infusing quantitative approaches throughout the biological sciences curriculum, K. V. Thompson, et al., International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology (2013) doi:10.1080/0020739X.2013.812754 .  
  18.  Negative energy:  Why interdisciplinary physics requires multiple ontologies, B.W. Dreyfus, B.D. Geller, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and E.F. Redish (2013), 2013 PERC Proceedings [Portland, OR, July 17-18, 2013], edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and D. L. Jones; p. 129-132. 
  19. "Like Dissolves Like”: Unpacking Student Reasoning About Thermodynamic Heuristics, B.D. Geller, B.W. Dreyfus,  J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and E.F. Redish (2013), 2013 PERC Proceedings [Portland, OR, July 17-18, 2013], edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and D. L. Jones; p. 157-160.
  20. NEXUS/Physics: An interdisciplinary repurposing of physics for biologists, E. F. Redish, C. Bauer, K. L. Carleton, T. J. Cooke, M. Cooper, C. H. Crouch, B. W. Dreyfus, B. Geller, J. Giannini, J. Svoboda Gouvea, M. W. Klymkowsky, W. Losert, K. Moore, J. Presson, V. Sawtelle, K. V. Thompson,  C. Turpen, and R. Zia, Am. J. Phys. 82:5 (2014) 368-377.
  21. Chemical energy in an introductory physics course for the life sciences, B. W. Dreyfus, B. D. Geller, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & E. F. Redish, Am. J. Phys. 82:5 (2013) 403-411.
  22. Entropy and spontaneity in an introductory physics course for life science students, B. D. Geller, B. W. Dreyfus, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & E. F. Redish, Am. J. Phys. 82:5 (2014) 394-402.
  23. Toward better physics labs for future biologists, K. Moore, J. Giannini, & W. Losert, Am. J. Phys., 82:5 (2014) 387-393.
  24. Sources of affect in interdisciplinary sense making, B.D. Geller*, J. Gouvea* (co-first authors), V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, in J. Polman, et al., Eds., Learning and Becoming in Practice, 2014 ICLS Proceedings, (ISLS, 2014) 1142-1146. ISBN 978-0-9903550-1-4.
  25. Students' reasoning about high energy bonds and ATP: A vision of interdisciplinary education, B. W. Dreyfus, B. D. Geller, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & E. F. Redish, Phys. Rev. ST Physics Education Research 10 (2014) 010115, 15 pages. 
  26. Ontological metaphors for negative energy in an interdisciplinary context, B. W. Dreyfus, B. D. Geller, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & E. F. Redish, Phys. Rev. ST Physics Education Research (2014) 10 (2014) 020108, 11 pp. 
  27. Resource Letter TTSM-1: Teaching thermodynamics and statistical mechanics in introductory physics, chemistry, and biology, B.W. Dreyfus*, B.D. Geller* (co-first authors), D.E. Meltzer, and V. Sawtelle, Am. J. Phys. 83, 5-21 (2015); doi: 10.1119/1.4891673 
  28.  Applying Conceptual Blending to Model Coordinated Use of Multiple Ontological Metaphors, B. W. Dreyfus, A. Gupta, and E. F. Redish, Int. J. Sci. Ed. 37:5-6 (2015) 812-838. doi:10.1080/09500693.2015.1025306 (free access to preprint) 
  29. Language of physics, language of math: Disciplinary culture and dynamic epistemology, E. F. Redish and E. Kuo, Science & Education, (2015-03-14) 30 pages. doi:10.1007/s11191-015-9749-7
  30. Leveraging a Relationship with Biology to Expand a Relationship with Physics, V. Sawtelle and C. Turpen, Physical Review - PER 12 (2016) 010136, 19 pp.
  31. Analysing the Competency of Mathematical Modelling in Physics. In: Greczyło T., Dębowska E. (eds) Key Competences in Physics Teaching and Learning. Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol 190. (2017, Springer, Cham). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-44887-9_3 (free access to preprint through link)
  32. Blending physical knowledge with mathematical form in physics problem solving, Mark Eichenlaub and Edward F. Redish, to be published by Springer Verlag (2018). (preprint, arXiv 1804.01639) 
  33. Epistemological progress in physics and its impact on biology, Julia Gouvea, Vashti Sawtelle, and Abhilash Nair, Physics Review Phys. Ed. Res. 15:1 (2019) 20 pp.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.15.010107
  34. Bridging the gaps: How students seek disciplinary coherence in introductory physics for life science, B. D. Geller, J. Gouvea,  B. W. Drefus, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and E. F. Redish,  Physics Review Phys. Ed. Res. 15, 020142 (2019) 16 pp. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.15.020142 
  35. Using math in physics - Overview, E. F. Redish, The Physics Teacher (2021) to be published. (arXiv preprint)
  36.  Using math in physics - 1. Dimensional analysis, E. F. Redish, The Physics Teacher (2021) to be published. (arXiv preprint)
  37. Using math in physics - 2. Estimation, E. F. Redish, submitted for publication (arXiv preprint)
  38. Using math in physics - 3. Anchor equations, E. F. Redish, submitted for publication (arXiv preprint)
  39. Using math in physics - 4. Toy models, E. F. Redish, submitted for publication (arXiv preprint)
  40. Using math in physics - 5. Functional dependence, E. F. Redish, submitted for publication (arXiv preprint)  

 

 

Presentations

 

  1. Use of mathematics and physics across disciplines, J. Watkins, K. Hall, A. Elby, J. Coffey, E. Redish, T. Cooke, January 2011, AAPT National Meeting, Jacksonville, FL.
  2. Reforming physics for biologists and pre-medical students: Disciplinary barriers, Edward F. Redish, 2 August, 2011, AAPT National Meeting, Omaha, NE.
  3. Student views of macroscopic and microscopic energy in physics and biology, Benjamin W. Dreyfus, 2 August, 2011, AAPT National Meeting, Omaha, NE. 
  4. Rethinking physics for biologists: Considering value added, E. F. Redish, 7 October, 2011, Colloquium, Department of Physics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
  5. Transforming Introductory Physics for Life Scientists: The consequences for students, Chandra Turpen, 21 October, 2011, Invited Talk, Southeast Section of the American Physical Society, Blacksburg, VA.
  6. Teaching physics to biologists: Can we do (some) stat mech in Physics 1? Edward F. Redish, 6. December, 2011,  Statistical Physics Seminar, Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  7. Introduction to the UMCP NEXUS Physics Course, Edward F. Redish, 11. January, 2012, Handout for the NEXUS Physics Workshop.
  8. Adding Value through Interdisciplinary Conversation, E. Redish,  Invited talk, 2nd Conference on Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE), St. Paul, MN June 4-7, 2012. (link to slides)
  9. Research on Students' Reasoning about Interdisciplinarity, B.  Geller, B. W. Dreyfus, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, E. F. Redish, poster, 2nd Conference on Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE), St. Paul, MN June 4-7, 2012. [poster]; also presented at AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012.
  10. Conceptualizing “disciplinary” in research and design of interdisciplinary learning contexts, C. Turpen, V. Sawtelle, J. Svoboda, and E. F. Redish, poster, 2nd Conference on Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE), St. Paul, MN June 4-7, 2012. [poster]
  11. Analyzing the interdisciplinary nature of tasks in a physics course for life science majors, J. Svoboda, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and E. F. Redish, poster, 2nd Conference on Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE), St. Paul, MN June 4-7, 2012. [poster]; also presented at SABER Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 12-15, 2012.
  12. The Role of Context and Culture in Teaching Physics: The implication of disciplinary differences, E. Redish, Plenary talk, World Conference on Physics Education, Istanbul, Turkey, July 1-6, 2012.
  13. Changing perspectives through interaction of diverse communities, A. Vaz, J. Júlio, E. Redish, and D. Zollman, contributed symposium, World Conference on Physics Education, Istanbul, Turkey, July 1-6, 2012
  14. Students’ learning expectations in biology, Kristi L. Hall, Edward F. Redish, and Todd J. Cooke, poster, SABER Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 12-15, 2012. 
  15. Students' Interdisciplinary Reasoning about "High-Energy Bonds" and ATP, Benjamin W Dreyfus, Benjamin Geller, Vashti Sawtelle, Julia Svoboda, Chandra Turpen, Edward F. Redish, poster, SABER Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 12-15, 2012.
  16. Laboratory Development Efforts in a Physics for Biologists Course, B. Geller, J. Gianini, K. Moore, E. F. Redish, & W. Losert, poster presented at Laboratory Workshop and PERC at the AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012.
  17. How to Make Significant and Lasting Changes In Your Introductory Physics for Life Science Course, C. Turpen & Todd Cooke, workshop panel discussion, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28, 2012.
  18. Framing, Epistemology, and all that Jazz: Why it matters, E. Redish & V. Sawtelle, invited talk, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012.
  19. Developing a Research-Based Interdisciplinary Physics Course for Biologists, E. Redish, et al., contributed poster & talk, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012.
  20. Students' Interdisciplinary Reasoning about "High-Energy Bonds" and ATP, B. Dreyfus et al., contributed presentation poster & talk, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012. [Poster ]
  21. Coherence-seeking across disciplinary boundaries, C. Turpen et al., contributed poster & talk, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012.
  22. An Examination of Expert/Novice Positional Identities in the Disciplines, V. Sawtelle et al., contributed poster & talk, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA July 28-Aug 3, 2012. 
  23. Examining the integration of physics equations in students' biological reasoning, J. Watkins and C. Turpen, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, July 28-Aug 3, 2012.
  24. Rethinking Physics for Biologists, E. F. Redish, colloquium, Physics Department,
    • Georgetown University, September 25, 2012;
    • University of Miami (FL), November 28, 2012,
    • George Mason University (VA), April 18, 2012.
  1. A tale of two disciplines, T. J. Cooke, invited talk, Carleton College HHMI project meeting, November 27, 2012.
  2. Physics energy is not chemistry energy is not biology energy, C. Turpen, B. Dreyfus, & V. Sawtelle, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2013.
  3. Reconciling energy and free energy, B. Geller, A. Daane, & V. Sawtelle, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2013.
  4. Creating a common thermodynamics, E. Redish, B. Dreyfus, B. Geller, V. Sawtelle, J. Svoboda, & C. Turpen, contributed poster, NSF TUES-PI Meeting, Washington, DC, January 23-25, 2013.
  5. The NEXUS Physics Class: What does physics have to offer biology and pre-medical students? E. F. Redish, symposium presentation, AAAS National Meeting, Boston, MA, February 17,2013. 
  6. Reinventing Physics for Biologists, E. F. Redish, colloquium,
    • College of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD,  February 21, 2013;
    •  Physics Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, April 18, 2013. 
  1. The NEXUS/Physics Class: What does physics have to offer biology students? E. F. Redish, Invited talk, Canadian Association of Physicists, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 27, 2013.
  2. NEXUS/Physics: Rethinking physics for biology and premed students, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  3. Designing an Interdisciplinary Physics Course to Support Scientific Reasoning Skills, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and J. Gouvea, invited talk, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  4. Reinventing the introductory physics laboratories for future biologists, W. Losert, K. Moore, & J. Gianini, invited talk, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  5. Physics for Biologists: A Laboratory Curriculum Project, K. Moore, J. Giannini, B. Geller, W. Losert, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  6. Research on a Laboratory Curriculum for NEXUS/Physics, K. Moore, J. Giannini, B. Geller, V. Sawtelle, & W. Losert, contributed talk,  AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  7. The NEXUS/Physics Lab Curriculum, K. Moore & B. Geller, with  J. Giannini, W. Losert, & E. F. Redish, 1 hour workshop in session, "Teaching Physics for Life Science and Pre-Health Students: Lab Activities and Strategies for Course Design", R. Widenhorn & C. Crouch, organizers; AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  8. A Case Study in Leveraging Biology Experiences in Physics, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & J. Gouvea, contributed poster and talk, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  9. Developing biologically relevant mathematical competence in introductory physics, J. Gouvea, C. Turpen, V. Sawtelle, & E. Redish, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  10. A Scenario for exploring the relationship between energy and free energy, A. Daane, B. Geller, V. Sawtelle, R. Scherr, & E. F. Redish, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  11. Like dissolves like: Unpacking student reasoning about thermodynamic heuristics, B. Geller, B. Dreyfus, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & E. F. Redish, contributed talk, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013. 
  12. Negative Energy:  Why Interdisciplinary Physics Requires Blended Ontologies, B. Dreyfus, B. Geller, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, & E. F. Redish, contributed talk and poster, AAPT National Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2013.
  13. Interdisciplinary reasoning: Recognizing and supporting connections across the sciences. J. Gouvea. Invited talk, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, February 19, 2014. 
  14. Supporting students in building interdisciplinary connections, C. Turpen, invited talk, APS March Meeting, Denver, CO, March 3, 2014.
  15. NEXUS/Physics: Repurposing physics for the life sciences. An IPLS Case Study, E. F. Redish, invited talk, IPLS Conference, Arlington, VA, March 14, 2014.
  16. Reinventing introductory physics for life science students, E. F. Redish, invited Physics Department colloquia, 
    • Wright State University, Dayton, OH, February 13, 2014;
    • Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, February 24, 2014;
    • George Washington University, Washington, DC, March 27, 2014.
  1. Coordinating an IPLS class with a biology curriculum: NEXUS/Physics, E. F. Redish, invited talk, APS April Meeting, Savannah, GA, April 6, 2014.
  2. B.D. Geller, Sources of affect in interdisciplinary sense making, Invited talk, Discipline-Based Education Research Group, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., April 2014. 
  3. Connecting physics and biology through energy, B.W. Dreyfus, invited talk, Department of Science Teaching, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, June 2, 2014.
  4. Examining the Connection Between Physics and Biology Instruction Through Three Lenses: Content, Cognition, and Culture, E. F. Redish, invited talk, Gordon Research Conference on Physics Research and Education, South Hadley, MA, June 8, 2014.
  5. Explanatory coherence in an introductory physics for life scientists course, B.D. Geller, B.W. Dreyfus, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, E.F. Redish, contributed poster, Gordon Research Conference on Physics Research and Education, South Hadley, MA, June, 2014; and contributed talk and poster, AAPT National Meeting & Physics Education Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014.
  6. Cantilevering a Bridge Toward IPLS Courses: Teaching Physics to Biology Students in Introductory Organismal Biology, T. Cooke, invited talk, Gordon Research Conference on Physics Research and Education, South Hadley, MA, June 11, 2014 
  7. Reinventing the Introductory Physics Labs for Future Biologists, W. Losert, K. Moore, J. Gianini, & K. Nordstrom, invited talk, Gordon Research Conference on Physics Research and Education, South Hadley, MA, June 12, 2014. 
  8. Bridging the silos: Opening a connection between physics and biology instruction, E. F. Redish, kenynote address, BioQuest 2014, Newark, DE, June 21, 2014. 
  9. Sources of affect in interdisciplinary sense making, B.D. Geller, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, ICLS, Boulder, CO, June 2014.
  10. “In biology we never explain that”: Exploring a student’s epistemological stances towards physics and biology, J. Gouvea, B. Geller, B. Dreyfus, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and E. Redish, contributed poster, SABER National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 17-20, 2014. 
  11. Chemical energy in introductory physics for the life sciences, B.W. Dreyfus, B.D. Geller, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, E.F. Redish, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014.
  12. Designing and refining physics for biologists: The scaling up process, V.Sawtelle, B.W.Dreyfus, B.D. Geller, J. Gouvea, E.F. Redish, C. Turpen, contributed poster, Physics Education Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014. 
  13. Identifying blended ontologies for energy, B.W. Dreyfus, A. Gupta, E.F. Redish, contributed talk and poster, AAPT National Meeting & Physics Education Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014.
  14. Explanatory coherence in an introductory physics for life scientists course, B.D. Geller, B.W. Dreyfus, J. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, E.F. Redish, contributed talk and poster, AAPT National Meeting & Physics Education Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014.
  15. Facilitating an authentic research experience in quantitative biology and biophysics, W. Losert, B.D. Geller, C. Turpen, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting Minneapolis, MN, July 2014  
  16. Reinventing Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences, E. F. Redish, Physics Department Colloquia and IPLS workshops.
    • University of Oregon, Eugene (10/9/14);
    • University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada (10/15/14);
    • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (10/16/14);
    • Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (10/17/14);
    • University of Maine, Orono ME (12/6/14).
    • UCLA IPLS Workshop, Los Angeles CA (2/23/15)
    • Weizmann Institute IPLS Workshop, Rehovot, ISRAEL (3/11/15)  
  1. Interdisciplinary energy: Can toy models from physics help students make sense of challenging chemical concepts? E. F. Redish, Chemistry Education Research Seminar, Purdue University, W. Lafayette IN, February 2015. 
  2. Analyzing the role of math in scientific thinking, E. F. Redish, MathBench Workshop, College Park MD, June 2015. 
  3. Rethinking Introductory Physics for Life Science Students: A model for deep curriculum reform, E. F. Redish,
    • APS Physics Chairs Conference, College Park MD,  June 2015.
    • University of Georgia, Physics Colloquium, Athens, GA, January 2016.
    • Winona State University, Physics Colloquium, Winona MN, February 2015. 
  1. Learning to use math in science, E. F. Redish, Physics Colloquium, U. of Washington, Seattle WA,  October 2015.
  2. Analyzing the competency of mathematical modeling in physics, E. F. Redish, invited talk, GIREP Conference, Wrocƚaw, Poland, July 2015.
  3. Responsive Course Design: Introductory Physics for Life Science Students - A Case Study, Chandra Turpen, invited workshop, AAPT/APS Experienced Faculty Workshop, College Park MD, March 2015.
  4. Drawing physical insight from mathematics via epistemic games, M. Eichenlaub, D. Hemingway, & E. Redish, contributed poster
    • AAAS STEM Education Symposium, Washington, DC, 4/28/16.  
    • PERC 2016, Sacramento, CA 7/21/16.  
  1. Incorporating research-based biologically authentic physics problems in IPLS, D. Hemingway, M. Eichenlaub, W. Losert, & E. Redish, contributed poster, PERC 2016, Sacramento, CA 7/21/16.  
  2. Authenticity as a lens for UMd's NEXUS/Physics IPLS Course, D. Hemingway & K. Moore, IPLS talk symposium, PERC 2016, Sacramento, CA 7/21/16.  
  3. NEXUS/Physics: Open-ended design and peer review in IPLS, contributed talk, AAPT National Meeting, Sacramento CA, 7/18/16. 
  4. Open-ended design and peer review in NEXUS/Physics IPLS, K. Moore, contributed poster, AAPT National Meeting and PERC, Sacramento CA, 7/21/16. 

 

 

Media reports on the NEXUS project

 

  1. Education at the interfaces, Chemical Engineering News 89(47), 21 November, 2011, pp. 38-39.
  2. Breaking Boundaries: New teaching strategies cross disciplines, Odyssey 2(1), April 2012, 4-6. (Newsletter of the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical, & Natural Sciences).
  3. Announcement of Awards, AAMC MedEdPortal posted October 16, 2013.

 

 

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