I suddenly have to move my lab course online! What should I do?

by Linda Strubbe and Sam McKagan, PhysPort
In the wake of COVID-19, many faculty are being asked to quickly shift their lab classes online. We are sharing with you ideas and resources that align with research-based pedagogical principles, research-validated resources for teaching labs online, and ideas that colleagues are trying as they make this transition.

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laboratory, COVID-19, online tools


How can I talk about equity in physics classes?

by Danny Doucette, Shinae Park and Moses Rifkin
This article describes an approach to introducing discussions about equity into the physics classroom, based on the Underrepresentation Curriculum (https://underrep.com).

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equity, underrepresentation, curriculum

How can I fulfill “writing across the curriculum” requirements in a physics class?

by Leslie Atkins Elliott
Many universities require a "writing across the curriculum" (WAC) course, where students receive focused instruction on writing in their discipline. Informal writing is integral to how physicists do physics. By explicitly attending to informal writing, you can address many WAC goals and support the effective use of research-based methods in physics.

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writing, lab notebooks, whiteboarding

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