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Peter Collings and a large program committee have assembled interesting and important education sessions for the March Meeting in Pittsburgh, and the April Meeting in Denver. Take a break from the endless research sessions and update your understanding of issues and trends in all types of physics education.
The Pittsburgh meeting will include a Sunday Workshop on Integrating Computation into Upper Level Physics Courses, and invited sessions on Computational Physics, the Physics Doubling Initiative, Preparing Students for Careers in Industry, Partnerships with Science Centers, and Physics Demonstrations for Outreach. The Focus sessions will describe New Faculty Workshops, Computational Physics and REU programs.
The Denver Meeting will include an Excellence in Physics Education Award session and invited sessions on Teaching About Energy, Physics on the Road, Introductory Physics for Pre-Health and Biological Science Students, and Teaching Physics and the Arts. The Focus sessions will describe the Professional Preparation of Teachers of Physics and Adopting PER-Based Teaching Methods and Materials.