ERIC Number: ED307119
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Physics for the 1990s. AAPT Conference of Department Chairs in Physics. (February 19-20, 1988).
McDermott, Mark N., Ed.; Wilson, Jack M., Ed.
This book contains the proceedings of the Third Topical Conference of Department Chairs in Physics. Topics of the papers summarized include: (1) research centers sponsored by the National Science Foundation; (2) physics programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (3) the use of accelerators in education and research; (4) approaches to problems in physics education; (5) physics for women and minorities; (6) preparing undergraduates for graduate school; (7) interdepartmental cooperation; (8) effective teaching; (9) strategies for building graduate education for the future; (10) reversing the declining enrollment trend in physics education; (11) physics education for non-majors; (12) computer uses in physics education; (13) the participation of undergraduates in physics research; and (14) academic research issues. Also included are the program of the conference, a list of participants, and a summary of the conference. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Department Heads, Females, Graduate School Faculty, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Physics, Science Curriculum, Science Departments, Science Instruction, Science Programs, Science Teachers, Scientific Personnel, Scientists, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Physics Teachers, College Park, MD.