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Middle and high school teachers' implementation reflections of photonics and optics curriculum in a qualitative study
Author(s): P. O. Gilchrist; T. V. Young; T. A. Bowles; K. P. Brady; L. L. Grable

Paper Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to describe middle and high school science teachers’ self-reported experiences learning and adopting novel optics and photonics content. The hybrid teacher professional development program design, theoretical framework, methodology, findings, and implications related to teachers’ adoption decisions of optics and photonics content will be reported in the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10452, 14th Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics: ETOP 2017, 104523K (16 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2270958
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P. O. Gilchrist, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
T. V. Young, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
T. A. Bowles, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
K. P. Brady, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
L. L. Grable, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10452:
14th Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics: ETOP 2017
Xu Liu; Xi-Cheng Zhang, Editor(s)

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