AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Astron
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PublisherAMER ASSOC PHYSICS TEACHERS
CitationChasteen, S., Chattergoon, R., Prather, E., & Hilborn, R. (2016, July 20-21). Evaluation Methodology and Results for the New Faculty Workshops. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2016, Sacramento, CA. Retrieved March 22, 2017, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=14196&DocID=4548
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AbstractThis paper describes the current evaluation of the Physics and Astronomy New Faculty Workshop (NFW) as a case-study in evaluation of professional development workshops. We describe a The-ory of Action (ToA) for the workshop, and the evaluation methods and measures. The evaluation suggests that the ToA of the workshop is only partially fulfilled: workshop experiences are posi-tive, and participants gain knowledge of active learning, but participants have room for additional growth in skill, self-efficacy and social support in their use of active learning. We discuss the im-plications of these results for the NFW program and evaluation.
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SponsorsNSF DUE ; Chasteen Educational Consulting