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Physics Colloquium: Teaching Quantum Mechanics in the Paradigms in Physics Program
Start Date: 10/20/2022Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 10/20/2022End Time: 5:00 PM
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Elizabeth Gire
Oregon State University
We live in exciting time for physics and physics education. We are surrounded by technologies that are increasingly reliant on quantum phenomena. At the same time, university classroom practices are shifting toward more student engagement and pedagogical innovation. My group's recent work has been focused on the question of: what classroom experiences help physics majors learn quantum mechanics deeply and flexibly? Quantum formalism is representationally rich which brings both challenges and opportunities. In this talk, I'll focus on two aspects of our work: research about the power of multiple representations for learning quantum mechanics and incorporating responsive teaching practices in our advanced undergraduate quantum courses.
Contact Information:
Name: Professor Eric Brewe
Phone: 215-895-2779
Professor Elizabeth Gire, Oregon State University
Drexel University
919 Disque Hall
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