9:00 a.m. Brunch, Omaha Room, Lower Level, Hardin Center.
10:30 a.m. Frontiers in RPE, North Platte Room, Second Floor, Hardin Center.
*A panel presentation and discussion by Bruce Sherwood, CMU, Alan Van
Heuvelen, OSU, Ron Thornton(tentative) Tufts, and Jose Mestre, UMA. Chair
James H. Stith, AIP
12:00 p.m. Box Lunch and Discussion, Omaha Room, Lower Level, Hardin Center
*Discussion on publishing research in physics education including the Journal of
Physics Education Research by Joe Redish,UMD and Lillian McDermott, UWA.
1:30 p.m. Forming aConsortium on Physics Problem Solving, Omaha Room, Lower
Level, Hardin Centerdiscussion lead by David Hestenes, ASU
2:00 p.m. Concurrent Research Tutorials
*Instructional materials based on research using learning cycles (ala Piaget and
Karplus) -Dean Zollman and N. Sanjay Rebello, KSU, York Room, Second Floor,
*Context Rich Problems - Using Education Research to Construct Useful Physics
Problems.-Ken and Pat Heller, UMN, Fremont Room, Second Floor, Hardin
*Developing and Learning From Protocols - John Creswell, UNL, Hastings Room,
Second Floor, Hardin Center.
3:30 p.m. Final Discussion-Lone Rangers Get Lonely: Getting Your RPE Team Larger
than One Professor, North Platte Room, Second Floor, Hardin Center.
*Featuring representatives of groups that are larger than one tenured faculty
person who is actively engaged in RPE.
*Risley and Beichner(NCSU), Mestre and Gerace(UMA) and Reif, Sherwood and
Chabay(CMU)- chair, Robert Fuller, UNL.
4:00 p.m. End