Physics Workshop Project Grants

(1991-2007)


Pilot Community College Physics Curriculum Development Workshop Project

NSF Undergraduate Course and Curriculum Development Program Grant # USE-9150334

July 1991-December 1993

Microcomputer Based Labs on October 24-26, 1991 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on November 21-23, 1991 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer Based Labs on March 19-21, 1992 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on March 26-28, 1992 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)


Community College Physics Pilot Workshop Project

NSF Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Program Grant # USE-9154271

November 1991 - November 1993

Microcomputer Based Labs on July 23-25 on 1992 at Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on September 24-26, 1992 at Westmoreland County County College in Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Microcomputer Based Labs on October 15-17, 1992 at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida (near Orlando)


Community College Physics Workshop Project

NSF Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Program Grant # DUE-9255466

February 1993 - January 1995

Microcomputer Based Labs on March 25-27, 1993 at Lenoir Community College in Kinston, North Carolina

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies II on June 24-26, 1993 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

Microcomputer Based Labs on July 15-17, 1993 at San Jose City College in San Jose, California

Microcomputer Based Labs II on September 23-25, 1993 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on Oct. 7-9, 1993 at Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington


Community College Physics Faculty Development Project

NSF Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Program Grant # DUE-9353998

January 1994 - June 1996

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on April 7-9, 1994 at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida (near Orlando)

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies II on June 23-25, 1994 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer Based Labs on July 28-30, 1994 at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Microcomputer Based Labs on September 22-24, 1994 at Chaffey Community College in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Microcomputer Based Labs II on November 17-19, 1994 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on March 9-11, 1995 at Los Angeles Valley College in Valley Glen, California

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies II on June 22-24, 1995 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

Microcomputer Based Labs on July 20-22, 1995 at Westmoreland County County College in Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Physics Simulations on October 5-7, 1995 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer Based Labs II on Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 1995 at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida (near Orlando)


Two-Year College Physics Workshop Project

NSF Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Program Grant # DUE-9554683

February 1996-January 2001

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on March 21-23, 1996 at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Arizona

Physics Simulations on April 25-27, 1996 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

1st Introductory Physics Conference (Thermodynamics) on June 11-15, 1996 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer Based Labs II on September 26-28, 1996 at Jamestown Community College in Jamestown, New York

Microcomputer Based Labs I on November 14-16, 1996 at Mira Costa Community College in Oceanside, California

Physics Simulations on March 6-8, 1997 at Bainbridge College in Bainbridge, Georgia

Conceptual Exercises/Overview Case Studies on April 3-5, 1997 at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York

2nd Introductory Physics Conference (Electricity & Magnetism) on June 17-21, 1997 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

Microcomputer Based Labs II on September 18-20, 1997 at Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington

Microcomputer Based Labs I on October 9-11, 1997 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer Based Labs I on March 12-14, 1998 at Maple Woods Community College in Kansas City, Missouri

Physics Simulations on April 30-May 2, 1998 at Jamestown Community College in Jamestown, New York

3rd Introductory Physics Conference (Waves) on June 16-20, 1998 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer Based Labs II on October 1-3, 1998 at Forsythe Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Conceptual Exercises/Active Learning Problem Sheets on November 5-7, 1998 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

4th Introductory Physics Conference (Internet & Web Connected Physics) on June 21-24, 1999 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)


TYC Physics Workshops for the 21st Century

NSF Advanced Technological Education Program Grant # DUE-#9950062

May 1999-April 2003

Activity-Based Physics and Digital Video Analysis featuring Process Control Technology on November 11-13, 1999 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

Introductory College Physics in the 21st Century featuring Electronics Technology on February 17-19, 2000 held at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida (near Orlando)

Internet and Web-Connected Physics featuring Dywidag-Systems International on June 21-24, 2000 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Microcomputer-Based Laboratories featuring Caterpillar Hydraulic Pump Testing on September 28-30, 2000 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois (near Chicago)

Physics in Context featuring the Advanced Integrated Manufacturing (AIM) Center on November 2-4, 2000 at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio

Physics Simulations & Physics Education Research featuring Fieldbus Technology on February 15-17, 2001 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston)

HTML and Physlets Workshop on August 1-4, 2001 at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois


Physics Workshops for the 21st Century

NSF Advanced Technological Education Program Grant # DUE-#0101589

May 2001-April 2007

Feb. 14-16, 2002 on Physlets and TIPERs featuring Process Control Technology along with Wolfgang Christian (Davidson College) and David Maloney (Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne) at Lee College in Baytown, Texas (near Houston).

April 18-21, 2002 on MBL (Microcomputer-Based Laboratories) featuring Ron Thornton (Tufts University), David Vernier, and David Sokoloff (University of Oregon) held at Vernier Software and Technology in Portland, Oregon.

 June 27-29, 2002 on Introductory College Physics in the 21st Century featuring Alex Dickison (Seminole Community College, Sanford, FL) and Sherry Savrda (Lake-Sumter Community College, Leesburg, FL) held at Joliet Junior College.

Nov. 14-16, 2002 on Modeling & PER featuring Dwain Desbien, David Maloney, & Thomas O'Kuma at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA (Martin Mason, local host).

Feb. 20-22, 2003 on TIPERs & JiTT Workshop This workshop was lead by David Maloney, Steve Kanim, Evelyn Patterson, Gregor Novak, Thomas O'Kuma, & Curtis Hieggelke. It was held at Miami-Dade Community College in Miami, FL with Guillermina Damas as the local host.

April 3-5, 2003 on LabVIEW & LabPro Workshop This workshop was lead by Sara Seba, David Vernier, Chris LeBlanc, Sam Swartley, Thomas O'Kuma, & Curtis Hieggelke at Lee College in Baytown, TX with Thomas L O'Kuma as our local workshop host.

June 11-14, 2003 on HTML, Physlets, and TIPERs Workshop. This workshop was led by Mario Belloni, Anne Cox, David Maloney, Steve Kanim, Thomas O'Kuma, & Curtis Hieggelke and held at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL with Curtis Hieggelke as the local host.

July 24-26, 2003 on Video and Video Analysis Workshop. This workshop was led by Priscilla Laws, Patrick Cooney, Robert Teese, Thomas O'Kuma, & Curtis Hieggelke at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL with Curtis Hieggelke as the local host.

November 6-8, 2003 on LabView and LabPro Workshop. This workshop was led by Sara Seba, David Vernier, Sam Swartley, Thomas O'Kuma, & Curtis Hieggelke with Martin Mason as our local workshop host at Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA (near Los Angeles).

February 19-21, 2004 on Modeling and Research-Based Problem Solving Workshop. This workshop was led by David Maloney, Dwain Desbien, Thomas O'Kuma, & Curtis Hieggelke with Guillermina Damas as the local host at Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.

April 22-24, 2004 on Microcomputer-Based Lab (MBL) Workshop This workshop featured Ronald Thornton (Tufts University, MA), Tom O'Kuma (Lee College, TX), John Gastineau (Vernier Software & Technology, OR). and Curtis Hieggelke (Joliet Junior College, IL) with Dwain Desbien as the local host at Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, AZ (near Phoenix).

June 24-26, 2004 on Project-Based Physics (PBP) Workshop. This workshop was led by Fred Thomas (Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH), David Weaver (Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Mesa, AZ), Thomas O'Kuma from Lee College, and Curtis Hieggelke from Joliet Junior College with Thomas O'Kuma as the local host at Lee College in Baytown, TX (near Houston).

November 11-13, 2004 on LabVIEW and LabPro Workshop at Gainesville College, Gainesville, GA (near Atlanta). This workshop was led by Sara Seba from National Instruments, David Vernier and Sam Swartley from Vernier Software & Technology, Thomas O'Kuma from Lee College, and Curtis Hieggelke from Joliet Junior College with JB Sharma as our local workshop host at Gainesville College, brief description of workshop (pdf or html)

February 24-26, 2005 on HTML, Physlets, and TIPERs Workshop at Miami Dade College in Miami, FL. This workshop will led by Mario Belloni from Davidson College in Davidson, NC; Anne Cox from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL; Thomas O'Kuma from Lee College in Baytown, TX; David Maloney from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, IN; Steve Kanim from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM; Curtis Hieggelke from Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL; and with Guillermina Damas as the local host at the downtown Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, FL.

April 14-16, 2005 on ISLE (Investigative Science Learning Environment - Learning physics while practicing the processes of science) & TIPERs (Tasks Inspired by Physics Education Research) Workshop at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY. This workshop was led by Eugenia Etkina and Alan Van Heuvelen from Rutgers University along with Thomas O'Kuma from Lee College, and Curtis Hieggelke from Joliet Junior College. The local host was Paul D'Alessandris from Monroe Community College. Workshop description (pdf or html)

June 23-25, 2005 on ICP21 (Introductory College Physics -21st Century) & TIPERs (Tasks Inspired by Physics Education Research) Workshop at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA (near Los Angeles). This workshop featured Alex Dickison and Sherry Savrda from Seminole Community College at Sanford, FL along with Thomas O'Kuma from Lee College, and Curtis Hieggelke from Joliet Junior College. The local host was Martin Mason from Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA. Workshop description (pdf)


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