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PEER Workshops

Key: (e) denotes DBER & education specific; (g) denotes for general audiences, not just education; (p) denotes physics specific

  • Research life
    • (e) Field school principles: writing-centric, community focused, experiential, co-generative
    • (g) Personal professional paths: how we got to here
  • Ethics
    • (g) Collaboration and working groups
    • (e) Human subjects and IRB
    • (g) Authorship discussions
  • Getting started with research design
    • (e) Research questions
    • (e) Data and access
    • (e) Case-based vs. recurrence-based research
    • (e) Finding a working group
    • (g) What comes next: planning your research project
  • Analysis methods
    • (e) Coding classroom video & Periscope
    • (e) Emergent coding in interviews & transcripts
    • (e) Doing interviews
    • (e) Basics of quantitative analysis with R
  • Research communication
    • (g) Doing lit reviews
    • (g) Paper structure
    • (e) Choosing a journal home
    • (g) Talking about your research with skeptical audiences
    • (g) Making beautiful posters
  • Teaching workshops
    • (g) Listening to students: Periscope and Pause
    • (g) Fostering inclusivity and equity in the classroom
  • Colloquium-style talks

Most of these are 90mins - 3h long, though a few can be expanded to a full day or compressed into 50 minutes. For a full field school, we recommend 1-2 morning sessions and 1-2 afternoon sessions.


Possible Schedules
(nb: different details for each field school, but this is an idea)

  • Day 1:
    • (e) Field school principles
    • (e) Research questions
    • (g) Collaboration and working groups ethics
  • Day 2:
    • (e) Case-based vs. recurrence-based research
    • (e) Data and access
    • (e) Human subjects and IRB
    • (g) Fostering inclusivity and equity in the classroom
  • Day 3:
    • (e) Coding classroom video & Periscope
    • (e) Emergent coding in interviews & transcripts
    • OR (g) Listening to students: Periscope and Pause
    • Individual working time OR time off
  • Day 4:
    • (g) Authorship discussions
    • (g) Doing lit reviews OR Paper structure
    • Local resources -- in collaboration with local organizers
    • (g) Personal professional paths: how we got to here OR colloquium-style talk
  • Day 5:
    • (g) Talking about your research with skeptical audiences
    • (g) Making beautiful posters
    • (g) What comes next: planning your research project