Physics @ Berkeley
Events in Physics
Title: Creating A Thriving Physics Department For Students    (Colloquia)
Start Date: 02/25/2013
Time: 4:15 pm
Location: 1 LeConte Hall
Speaker: Ed Bertschinger
Affiliation: Professor of Physics, MIT
Contact Person: Sarah Wittmer   (510) 642-3034
Details:

What do the Berkeley Compass Project, the Colorado School of Mines, and MIT all have in common?  They are all recipients of the "Improving Undergraduate Education Award" of the American Physical Society.  This talk will relate how we improved physics education at MIT, how we identify and reap the benefits of diversity, and what further innovations we are pursuing, including flipping classrooms with the edX platform.