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Conferences Organized

  • Organizer and Host: 2001 LON-CAPA Conference, Michigan State University, 30 participants from 15 institutions
  • Organizer: 2002 LON-CAPA Conference, Florida State University, 56 participants from 22 institutions
  • Organizer: 2003 LON-CAPA Conference, Truckee Meadows Community College, 72 participants from 28 institutions
  • Organizer: 2004 LON-CAPA Conference, George Washington University, 70 participants from 29 institutions
  • Organizer: 2005 LON-CAPA Conference, University of South Carolina, 74 participants from 24 institutions
  • Host: 2005 Educause Summer Focus Session, Michigan State University, Rethinking the Classroom: Designs for Interaction, 75 participants from 36 institutions
  • Organizer and Host: 2006 LON-CAPA Conference, Michigan State University, 86 participants from 28 institutions
  • Organizer: 2007 LON-CAPA Conference, University of Illinois, 51 participants from 11 institutions
  • Organizer: 2008 LON-CAPA Conference, Simon Fraser University, 45 participants from 13 institutions
  • Organizer and Host: 2009 LON-CAPA Conference, Michigan State University, 47 participants from 15 institutions
  • Co-Organizer: 2010 LON-CAPA Conference, Dalhousie University, 31 participants from 10 institutions
  • Organizer: 2011 LON-CAPA Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, 45 participants from 9 institutions
  • Co-Organizer: 2012 LON-CAPA Conference, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 32 participants from 8 institutions
  • Organizer and Host: 2013 LON-CAPA Conference, Michigan State University, 23 participants from 8 institutions
  • Organizer: 2014 LON-CAPA Conference, East Lansing, MI, 37 participants from 15 institutions
  • Organizer and Host: 2015 LON-CAPA Conference, Michigan State University, 30 participants from 9 institutions
  • Co-Organizer: 2016 LON-CAPA Conference, Purdue University, 22 participants from 5 institutions
  • Organizer and Host: 2017 LON-CAPA Conference, Michigan State University, 21 participants from 7 institutions

Activities

  • LON-CAPA used by more than 160 other institutions
  • Authored more than 1400 LON-CAPA online teaching resources in physics, among those more than 430 graphics/photos and 680 online problems
  • Design of LON-CAPA software architecture
  • Regular contributions to LON-CAPA code base: feature implementation and bugfixes
  • Contributed several life-science related end-of-chapter problems to Serway/Vuille College Physics, 8th edition
  • Course Script, lb273 Introductory Physics, 220 pages (2010)
  • Designed courses in history of physics (with Catherine Westfall), renewable energy, and physics preparation
  • Development of Relativity Game with MIT GAMBIT Laboratory

Other

  • LON-CAPA currently supporting 15,000 course enrollments/semester at MSU out of LON-CAPA
  • 1999-2003: MSU Service/Outreach Technology Committee (Chair 2002-2003)
  • 2002-2007: MSU Instructional Computing Technology Committee (Chair 2006-2007)
  • 2003: Faculty Advisory Board, MSU Science Theatre
  • 2008-2011: MSU Faculty/Academic Council (Academic Governance)
  • 2008: MSU Awards Committee
  • 2012-2017: MSU University Committee on Faculty Affairs (UCFA)
  • 2012-2017: MSU UCFA Subcommittee on Budget (Chair 2013-2015)
  • Doctoral Guidance Committees
  • Event Supervisor, Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament (9 years/events)
  • Search Committees
  • Service on NSF grant review panels
  • Journal reviews for The Physics Teacher, The American Journal of Physics, Physical Review ST Physics Education Research, e-learning and education (eleed), and Computers&Education
  • since 2008: Editorial Board, e-learning and education (eleed)
  • since 2010: Advisory Board, NSDL Digital Resource Discovery project, Ecological Society of America
  • since 2011: Faculty Working Group for Upper-Division Electricity and Magnetism, University of Colorado Physics Education Research Group
  • since 2013: Scientific Advisory Board, Didaktik Zentrum (DiZ) Bayern
  • since 2016: Faculty Advisor, Lyman Briggs College Maker Club