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Fall 2008 Newsletter 

Thomas D. Rossing, Editor

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In This Issue

  • From the Chair, Ernest Malamud
  • From the Editor, Thomas Rossing
  • Letter to the Editor, Art Hobson


  • Greetings to the APS Forum on Education Members from the AAPT Executive Officer, Warren Hein
  • Excellence in Physics Education Award and AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize, Physics Education Award and AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize
  • FEd Sessions at the 2009 March and April APS Meetings. Peter Collings


  • Engaging Faculty in the Teaching/Learning Process, Stan Jones
  • Teaching Modern Physics using Selected Nobel Lectures, A. Stinner
  • Physics Teaching as a Performing Art, Brian Jones
  • High School Physics and the Challenge Index, Susan White
  • Browsing the Journals, Thomas D. Rossing

Teacher Preparation Section

  • From the Editor of the Teacher Preparation Section, John Stewart
  • The First Year of PhysTEC at the University of Minnesota, Jon Anderson
  • Non-Physics Teachers Are Teaching Physics - We Cannot Replace Them, But We Can Help Them, Marty Alderman
  • Away from the Ivory Tower: Real challenges teaching high school physics in an urban environment, Richard Steinberg

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.