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The PTEC-Northwest Conference, which took place on October 10, 2008 at Seattle Pacific University, was an opportunity for members of the physics education community in the Pacific Northwest to attend presentations by national leaders in physics teacher preparation. On this page you can listen to or download some of the talks that were given at the event.

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PTEC) is a network of over 100 institutions committed to improving the education of future physics and physical science teachers. It is part of the PhysTEC project, which is led by the American Physical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and the American Institute of Physics.

PTEC - Northwest Conference Seattle Pacific University

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The PTEC-Northwest Conference, which took place on October 10, 2008 at Seattle Pacific University, was an opportunity for members of the physics education community in the Pacific Northwest to attend presentations by national leaders in physics teacher preparation. On this page you can listen to or download some of the talks that were given at the event.

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PTEC) is a network of over 100 institutions committed to improving the education of future physics and physical science teachers. It is part of the PhysTEC project, which is led by the American Physical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and the American Institute of Physics.

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    The North Cascades and Olympics Science Partnership

    The North Cascades and Olympics Science Partnership

    2008/10/10. Details the successes of a yearlong series of science content courses for future elementary teachers developed through PET. Western Washington University.

    • 27 min
    The North Cascades and Olympics Science Partnership

    The North Cascades and Olympics Science Partnership

    2008/10/10. Details the successes of a yearlong series of science content courses for future elementary teachers developed through PET. Western Washington University.

    • 27 min
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    The UTeach Model

    The UTeach Model

    2008/10/10. Describes the need for better trained high school science teachers and the steps being taken to use the UTeach model in other schools around the country. University of Texas at Austin.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The UTeach Model

    The UTeach Model

    2008/10/10. Describes the need for better trained high school science teachers and the steps being taken to use the UTeach model in other schools around the country. University of Texas at Austin.

    • 1 hr 1 min
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    Role of Colleges and Universities in the Preparation of Future Teachers

    Role of Colleges and Universities in the Preparation of Future Teachers

    2008/10/10. Addresses the shortage of qualified physics teachers in the US by refining models of teacher education, promoting innovative programs. American Physical Society.

    • 29 min
    Role of Colleges and Universities in the Preparation of Future Teachers

    Role of Colleges and Universities in the Preparation of Future Teachers

    2008/10/10. Addresses the shortage of qualified physics teachers in the US by refining models of teacher education, promoting innovative programs. American Physical Society.

    • 29 min

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