Shawn
Weatherford

Lecturer in Physics @ University of Florida

Professional Bio

Education

Ph.D., Physics, 2011 - North Carolina State University
Advisor: Ruth Chabay
Thesis: Student use of physics to make sense of incomplete but functional VPython programs in a lab setting.

M.S., Physics, 2010 - North Carolina State University

B.A., Physics/Secondary Science Education, 2001 - Elon College

Appointments

Lecturer in Physics, University of Florida, 2017-present

Associate Professor of Physics, Saint Leo University, 2016-2017

Assistant Professor of Physics, Saint Leo University, 2011-2016

Instructor of Physics, Elon University, 2010-2011

Current and Past Projects

Physics Education

VPython in Intro Physics

Designing and evaluating computational physics instruction in intro courses with minimally-working programs.

General Education Science

Evaluating science fiction through lens of discovery and knowledge of the Laws of the Universe.


IOLab

Designing and evaluating instructional labs written with the IOLab Lesson Player.

Contacts

Phone
(352) 392-8747
Address
P.O. Box 118440
Gainesville, FL 32611-8440
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