The keynote speaker for the conference is Dr. Eric Mazur (Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University and Area Dean of Applied Physics), who will discuss his Peer Instruction method for teaching large lecture classes interactively. Dr. Mazur's teaching method has developed a large following, both nationally and internationally, and has been adopted across many science disciplines.
Friday November 15, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610
From Southbridge Street, turn up the hill onto College Street. After you pass Linden Lane and academic buildings, turn left near the fieldhouse. Hogan Center will be on your left and parking (free) is on your right.
Directions to campus: http://www.holycross.edu/directions/index.html
Directions to major sites on Holy Cross campus: http://www.holycross.edu/directions/sites.html
A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate for conference attendees on Thursday, November 14, 2013. The NEFDC group rate is $109 + tax. Reservations must be made by October 22nd to ensure the conference rate.
Hilton Garden Inn
35 Major Taylor Blvd.
Worcester, MA 01608