Gender in Physics
- “Gender and student achievement with Peer Instruction” in invited session, “Does PER-based instruction help underrepresented groups succeed, and how can it do so better?” at Physics Education Research Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 2008. At request of conference organizers, organized session as well as giving one of the presentations.
- “Reducing the gender gap in introductory physics,” Physics Education Research Group seminar, Rutgers University, October 2007; University of Maryland, September 2007.
- “Promise and Pitfalls of Reformed Instruction for Female Students,” workshop (with Noah Finkelstein) at the Conference on the Preparation of Physics and Physical Science Teachers, hosted by the APS Physics Teacher Education Coalition, March 2007. Download PDF (2 MB).
- “Science Teaching for the New Millenium,” science pedagogy seminar, Williams College, November 2013.
- “Teaching Underrepresented Groups with Peer Instruction,” American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2010.
- “Classroom demonstrations: Learning Tools or Entertainment?”, in “Physics Education Research for Chemistry Instructors” symposium, 19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, August 2006.
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- “Demonstrations: More than just entertainment?” American Physical Society April Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2003.