Monthly meetings on Innovative Teaching (IT), Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and Physics Education Research (PER)

with Dr. Rudra P. Kafle, Physics Department at WPI and Dr. Umesh Silwal, Physics & Optical Science Department at UNCC

Title of presentation: Class management and work-life balance

Targeted audience: New faculty members and student educators (graduate teaching assistants, undergraduate learning assistants, etc.). However, we invite all of you to add value to the discussions.

Date and Time: Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. US ET

                            (Nepal Time: Saturday, Kartik 11, 2080  at 8:15 p.m.)

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Recent Sessions

Dr. Chetan Dhital, Assistant Professor of Physics at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia will present on
Undergraduate Physics Laboratories Beyond First Year‘.

Date and Time: Friday, April 28, 2023 at 10:00 PM US ET

                            (Nepal Time: Saturday, Baisakh 16, 2080  at 7:45 AM)

Goal: To introduce the Physics Pedagogy Course (The Art of Physics Teaching ) for Teaching and Learning Assistants

I will be presenting on my activities in developing and teaching physics pedagogy course at WPI and its impacts in teaching and learning physics.

Guest speaker: Dr. Krishna P. Sigdel, Assistant Professor of Physics at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona will present on ‘Some key approaches for making effective class sessions’.

Date and Time: Friday Feb 24, 2023 at 10:00 PM US ET

Nepal Time: Falgun 13, Saturday, 8:45 AM

January 27, 2023: Dr. Rudra Kafle.

Project-based Learning

Nov 4th, Dr. Mim Nakarmi: SCALE UP

Sept 30th: Dr. Ramesh Dhungana presented examples of engaging students inside and outside the classroom using evidence-based teaching methods.

It would be helpful if you watch the following video before you join the meeting. Introduction to Backwards Design