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Fall 2005 Newsletter

Karen Cummings, Editor

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In This Issue 

  • Browsing the Journals by Thomas D. Rossing
  • Executive Committee


  • Greetings from the Chair! by Ramon Lopez
  • Letter to the Editor: Why Distinguish Work from Heat? by Carl E. Mungan
  • Activity Based Physics Faculty Institute Announcement by David Sokoloff
  • World Year of Physics Fun Day in Kahului,Maui by Peggy McMahan

Foundations and Frontiers in Physics Education Research Conference Report

  • Overview of the Foundations and Frontiers in Physics Education Research Conference by Michael Wittmann, Paula Heron, and Rachel Scherr
  • Working Group Reports (Edited by Rachel Scherr)
    • Querying Other Fields by Andy Elby and Michael Loverude
    • Maximizing the Benefits of Physics Education Research: Building Productive Relationships and Promoting
    • Institutional Change by Charles Henderson, Tim Stelzer, Leon Hsu, and Dawn Meredith
    • Lobbying for Discipline-based Education Research by Paula Heron and David Meltzer
    • A Literary Canon in Physics Education Research by John Thompson and Bradley Ambrose
  • Conference Photos  

Teacher Preparation Section

  • A Note from the Teacher Preparation Section Editor by Chance Hoellwarth
  • UTeach by Michael Marder
  • Development of the Physics Teacher Education Program at Illinois State University by Carl J. Wenning and Richard F. Martin, Jr
  • Preparing Tomorrow's Physics Teachers by Eugenia Etkina
  • Secondary Science Teacher Preparation at the University of Arizona by Ingrid Novodvorsky

Disclaimer: The articles and opinion pieces found in this issue of the APS Forum on Education Newsletter are not peer refereed and represent solely the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of the APS.