11:30 a.m.- Break to look at posters -Second Floor Lobby, Hardin Center
12:00 -Lunch - Omaha Room, Lower Level, Hardin Center
*Luncheon Speaker- Arnold Arons, Univ. of Washington - Seattle "Research in
Physics Education: The Early Years"
1:30 p.m.- Research and Development Projects We are Now Doing, North Platte
Room, Second Floor, Hardin Center.
*Physics education groups are almost unique among the research groups in
physics in that these groups often include both research and development
activities. This session will, we hope, provide us a image of the total R and D
landscape in physics educatioin at this time. Each research team(or person) will
be given a few minutes to point out their research and development efforts and
tell about their posters. Each group(or person) will be asked to prepare a one page
printed page to be included in the conference proceedings and to distribute in the
conference packet. Chair Jeff Adams, MSU. Role Model and First
Presentation...Greg Francis, MSU
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Twelve to Twenty Contact Hours and Research Too, North Platte Room,
Second Floor, Hardin Center.
*A panel presentation and discussion by Beth Thacker, GVSU, David Maloney,
IUPUFW, and Randy Harrington, UME, on doing research in special RPE
environments . Chair: Bob Beichner, NCSU
4:45 p.m. But How Do We Pay for All of This? North Platte Room, Second Floor,
*A panel presentation and discussion by Dean Zollman, KSU,David Hestenes,
ASU, and Duncan McBride, NSF, on seeking and obtaining funds for RPE. Chair
John Risley, NCSU
6:00 p.m. Adjourn for dinner
6:30 p.m. Dinner at the East Campus Student Union.
*Banquet Speaker: Dr. Sharon Hays, AAAS Congressional Policy Fellow, personal
staff of Congressman V. Ehlers, Chair of the National Science Policy Study
Committee of the U.S. House of Representative
*The US National Science Policy Study with discussion to follow.
8:30 p.m. (until ???)Graduate Students Present and Discuss Their Current Thesis
Research, East Campus Student UnionNote:presenters may be limited to
students who have passed all the hurdles prior to Ph.D. candidacy and are now
full time research PhD students, or part time TAs whose full time research work
in for their dissertations.Chair, T. Koch, UNL