ALPhA RegionsThere are 17 regions in ALPhA whose purpose is to connect ALPhA members locally. A good person to contact at ALPhA is your local Regional Director. There is a region for the different continents (6 Regions), a region in Canada, and regions in the United States based on the APS sections (10 Regions). For more information see our Information on Regions.
ALPhA Slack Channel
The ALPhA slack channel is a place where people can connect to the ALPhA community and receive feedback on labs beyond the first year intro laboratory. For more information about Slack you can visit the Slack website.
To join our slack channel you can download the slack app on to your phone and then go to the following link.
ALPhA on LinkedIn and AAPT COMMUNITIES
If you are on LinkedIn, join our ALPhA LinkedIn group:
ALPhA on AAPT COMMUNITIES (you'll need to be an AAPT member to log-in with your AAPT account):
In addition, the AAPT Advanced Labs Website is a central, comprehensive information base for instructors who teach and design upper-level undergraduate laboratories. Resources include lab writeups, software, conference proceedings, and the Laboratory Immersions LabWiki.
The AAPT Committee on Laboratories website has the committee reports and contains information on committee members.
The BFY (Beyond First Year) Lab Conference is the national meeting of ALPhA. For more information see our Meetings page.
The BFY conference has had conference proceedings since 2015. The BFY proceedings are located on Compadre.
Online/Hybrid/Remote Lab Resources
During the pandemic in 2020, the ALPhA community came together to share resources for teaching online, hybrid, or remote laboratories. Discussions are here at our Fall 2020 Lab Resources page.
ALPhA Powerpoint Slides
Below is an archive of ALPhA-related Powerpoint slides. If you have slides to add to the archive, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org.