Kansas State University physics department gets $1.5M grant
September 7, 2017
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State University physics department has received a $1.5 million grant to improve an online professional development tool for physics teachers.
The Mercury reports that the National Science Foundation awarded the grant to associate professor of physics Eleanor Sayre. Sayre is working on a research project that investigates how an online tool called PhysPort affects teaching practices in physics classes.
The project is in collaboration with the American Association of Physics Teachers. The university and the association created PhysPort to help physics teac...