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Welcome to APS April meeting. Here are some FEd sponsored sessions to look forward to on  Tuesday, April 20th.  Session W01, 8:30am - 10:30am CDT Advancing an Inclusive Community in Science  Plenary session | Brian Nord, Dara Norman, Geraldine Cochran  Session link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR21/Session/W01   Session X08, 10:45am - 12pm CDT Physics Education Research: Investigating Remote Learning Contributed session | co-sponsored with Topical Group on Physics Education Research (GPER) | 6 12-minute talks on teaching with empathy and structured support, facilitating classroom community online, and more.  Session link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR21/Session/X08 ...
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Welcome to APS April Meeting 2021. Here are some FEd-sponsored sessions to look forward to on Mo nday, April 19th.   Session S06, 1:30pm - 3:30pm CDT Achieving Laboratory Learning Goals through Remote Instruction Invited session | co-sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) | Jennifer Weinberg-Wolf, Forrest Bradbury, Blake Laing, Angela Kelly Session link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR21/Session/S06   Session T06, 3:45pm - 6pm CDT Teaching Physics Online Invited session | co-sponsored by Topical Group on Physics Education Research (GPER) | Linda Strubbe, Brian Frank, Bahar Modir Session link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR21/Session/T06 ...
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Welcome to APS April Meeting 2021.  Here are some FEd sponsored sessions to look forward to for  Saturday, April 17th Session D07: 1:30pm - 3:30pm CDT Excellence in Physics Education Award Session: Supporting a More Diverse Physics Community Invited Session |  Anderson Sunda-Meya, Daniel Salazar-Gallegos, Jon Urheim Session information link Session E07: 3:45pm - 6pm CDT Practices for Inclusive Physics Education Invited Session |  Simone Hyater-Adams, Angela Johnson, Valerie Otero Session information link Don't forget to join us in the discussion boards throughout the meeting!
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Welcome to the 2021 March Meeting! Here's the lineup for Friday, March 19th. 8am - 11am CDT: Rethinking Who and Where: Broadening Participation through Physics Outreach Co-sponsored with The Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public (FOEP) Contributed session Program link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR21/Session/X15 Post your ideas, thoughts, or questions to the discussion boards here.
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Welcome to the 2021 March Meeting! Here's what you have to look forward to for FEd-related sessions on Wednesday, March 17th.  8am - 11am CDT: TEAM-UP: The Time is Now for Systemic Changes to Increase the Number of African American Bachelor’s in Physics and Astronomy Sponsored by the Committee on Minorities in Physics (COM) Invited speakers: Philip W. Hammer, Tabbetha Dobbins, and Elon Price Program link: https://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR21/Session/L62 11:30am - 2:30pm CDT: Proactive Ways to Recruit and Retain Women in Physics Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Invited speakers: Bree ...
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Welcome to the 2021 APS March Meeting! Here's what you have to look forward to for FEd-sponsored sessions on Tuesday, March 16th: 3pm - 6pm CDT Excellent Laboratory Education for online and in-person teaching: Jonathan F. Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award Sessio Invited speakers: Enrique Galvez, Linda Barton (2021 recipient of the Reichert award! Congratulations!), Jed Brody, Forrest Bradbury, and Daniel Borrero Program link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR21/Session/J01 Don't forget to join the discussion here!
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Welcome to the 2021 APS March Meeting! Here's what you have to look forward to in the Forum on Education sponsored sessions on Monday, March 13th.  8am - 11 am CDT: Quantum Information Education  co-sponsored with the Division on Quantum Information Invited speakers: Graeme Smith and Kate Timmerman Program link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR21/Session/A29 3pm - 6 pm CDT: Physics Education At all Stages   Contributed session Program link:  http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR21/Session/C15 Also be sure to post your thoughts, ideas, and questions in our discussion ...
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APS has released a new   report   that provides recommendations to strengthen the nation’s STEM workforce, including building research capacity among emerging research institutions (ERIs), establishing a clear path for international talent to study and work in the US, confronting hostile work environments, and addressing the shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Titled “Building America’s STEM Workforce: Eliminating Barriers and Unlocking Advantages,” the report examines both domestic and international challenges and opportunities. It synthesizes a range of public data and reports—complemented with surveys of physics department chairs and APS ...
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Register now for the virtual 2021 APS Annual Leadership Meeting! Join us virtually on Thursday, February 4 and Saturday, February 6 for the APS Annual Leadership Meeting. Registration is free; APS membership is not required. Please share with anyone who might be interested. [Register now] As a physics educator, someone who studies physics education, or a department chair, you may be particularly interested in attending: Thursday, February 4 Thriving physics departments: Proactive steps to take in difficult economic times 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET The new economics of higher education, changing demographics, and the economic ...
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Hello and welcome to your new unit website! APS has been hard at work revamping your current unit site and is excited to introduce your new online unit community — a member benefit powered by   APS Engage . In keeping in line with   APS’s strategic plan , this new site will not only serve our members, but will also serve the greater physics community as well. It will allow you to interact with other unit members beyond in-person meetings, share and discuss content relevant to your field of study and interests, and create a shared repository of useful resources. The site features: a community discussion board a unit community library a unit directory ...
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