UTeach Co-Director Marder to speak at FSU on Wednesday and Thursday

Dates: October 27th and 28th

MICHAEL MARDER

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS AND CO-DIRECTOR OF UTEACH

October 27th, 2010

3:15 Reception in G106 Stone Bldg

Affiliated Faculty and FSU-Teach Students

4:00 Seminar teacher preparation and teacher evaluation in G106 Stone Bldg

In this seminar, Dr. Marder will discuss the dominant teacher education reform proposals, and provide evidence taken from international, national, and state data systems about their plausible effectiveness. Finally he will consider why we have settled on observational rather than test-score-based measurement of UTeach graduate performance and present some results of the observations.

October 28th, 2010

3:15 Reception in UPL Lobby

3:45 Physics Colloquium “Breaks in the Educational System” 101 UPL

Abstract for Physics Colloquium: Perhaps you have heard that the educational system is broken.  Where?  In what way? Can techniques from physics clarify the problem? How is physics contributing to the problem and its solution? What is the UTeach program and what role can it play?

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