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ERIC Number: ED307119
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 117
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-917853-35-0
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Physics Teachers, College Park, MD.