ERIC Number: ED045336
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Publication Date: 1969-Sep
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Commission on College Physics Newsletter Number 20.
Commission on Coll. Physics, College Park, MD.
This newsletter contains five papers which were delivered at a session of the Panel on the Prpeparation of Physics Teachers. The papers focus on the general topic of recruitment and preparation of high school physics teachers. Some of the important issues considered in the articles include poor teacher preparation, decline of student enrollment in physics, student value shift toward the social sciences, lack of relevancy in physics instruction, criticism of present college programs, prejudices toward teaching, and decline of employment in physics. Suggestions are included for teacher training programs and strategies. (PR)
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Physics, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science, Student Interests, Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Recruitment
Commission on College Physics, 4321 Hartwick Road, College Park, Md. 20740 (Free)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Coll. Physics, College Park, MD.