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November Department Meeting This Friday

This month's department meeting will be at Rio Grande in room 328. A preliminary agenda is available here.

The minutes from last month's meeting can be accessed here.

Minutes from all previous meetings can be found here.

 

Fall Student Assessments

General Education Competencies:

All courses in the core curriculum (http://www.austincc.edu/cataloghtml/core.php that is, all ASTR & PHYS courses) must assess the general education competencies, as indicated here - http://www.austincc.edu/gened/assessments.php

Information on this Fall's assessments can be found here.

 

2015 SUMMER TERM INTERNSHIP/FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The Office of Science / Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications to its 2015 Summer Term internship/fellowship programs. These programs, which offer opportunities for direct engagement in scientific research and technology featuring specialized instrumentation; large-scale, multidisciplinary efforts; and/or scientific user facilities, are available for undergraduate students enrolled at community colleges and/or four-year institutions, and for visiting faculty. Selected students or faculty participate at one of 17 DOE Laboratories/Facilities, receive stipends, and may qualify for travel and housing assistance.

Applications for these competitive programs must be completed and submitted online by 5:00 PM ET on January 9, 2015(including all required application materials and recommendations). The 2015 Summer Term placements are for 10 weeks duration in a May to August time frame.

For more information, please click here.

 

Safety Training

The safety training deadline for completion has been extended to November 21.

Here's how to get there:

  • Log into Blackboard.
  • Click on PD-PSCI Safety: Physical Sciences Department Safety Training for Employees.
  • The Announcements page will appear.
  • Click on the /EHS/Dept. Safety Training link on the left side of the page.
  • To review, click on the EHS HazCom and PhysSci Combined PowerPoint.
  • To take the test, click on PAE HazCom 2014.

 

2014-2015 Department Meeting Schedule

The 2014-2015 department meeting schedule has been posted.

 

Master Syllabi Updated for Fall 2014

The master syllabi for all courses have been updated. You can find them here.

 

Need Info? Find It All Here!

Master syllabi, required topics, Student Learning Outcomes, Physics labs, demos, and lists of equipment - you can find it all on the Quick Links page!

 

Need a Sub? Willing to be a Sub?

Need a sub? Log on to our new Substitute Finder website: https://sites.google.com/a/austincc.edu/physcisubfinder/. You will need to be logged in to your ACC email account online to view the website.

For directions on how to use the Substitute Finder, click here

 

Professional Development Opportunities Updated

Information about professional development opportunities is posted on the Professional Development page.

 

Scientific Notation Tutorial

Here is the link to the scientific notation tutorial.
http://irtstaff.austincc.edu/llucas/projects/SciNot/

 

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