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Fall 2009 Newsletter 

Paula Heron and Chandralekha Singh, Editors

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In This Issue

  • From the Chair, Peter Collings
  • FEd sessions at the 2010 March and April meetings, Larry Woolf
  • Browsing the Journals, Carl E. Mungan
  • Web Watch, Carl E. Mungan
  • Executive Committee

Book Review

  • Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future by Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum, Reviewed by Art Hobson


  • Outsourcing in Higher Education-Will physics be the first to go?, Robert Ehrlich
  • A Time for Action, Not Another Report: Physics and Astronomy Communities Call for All Physics and Astronomy Undergraduates to have a Research Experience, John Mateja
  • Peer Instruction for Quantum Mechanics, Guangtian Zhu & Chandralekha Singh

Articles about 2009 FFPER Conference

  • Overview of the Foundations and Frontiers in Physics Education Research Conference, Michael Wittman, Paula Herron, and Rachel Scherr
  • Working Group Report: Collaborations in PER, MacKenzie Stetzer and Michael Loverude
  • Working Group Report: A Physics Education Research (PER) Textbook, Sam McKagan

Graduate Student Corner

  • The value of my Masters of Education (M.Ed.) degree, Amber Stuver

Teacher Preparation Section

  • From the Editor of the Teacher Preparation Section, John Stewart
  • Physics Teaching Web Advisory (Pathway): A Tool for 24-7 Pedagogical Assistance for Teachers of Physics, Dean Zollman
  • Internet Home of the PTEC Organization, John Stewart

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.