SUNY Geneseo PhysTEC Targeted Site Proposal

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Distinguished Teaching Professor Kurtis Fletcher

Department!: Physics and Astronomy

Funding Source: American Physical Society

Period of Funding: August 1, 2011 - July 31, 2014

Award Total: $74,885

Description:
These funds will support the following project goals: (1) Double the number of physics majors at Geneseo recommended for certification in physics; (2) Develop and test a model of collaborative, Activity Teams; bringing together upper level teacher candidates, 1st and 2nd year physics majors, and area high school students as a way to encourage physics majors to understand and consider careers in high school teaching; develop two new courses that integrate physics content courses with physics pedagogy to support the new five-year masters program. fletcher_team.jpg