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Spring 2006 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
  • What is the buoyant force on a block at the bottom of a beaker of water? by Carl E. Mungan

Issues in Graduate Education

  • A Ph.D. in Any Language: World Year of Physics Country Profiles by Ben Brown
  • Tapping Physics Education Research for a Graduate-Level Curriculum: A Novel Approach for a Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Preparation Course by Warren Christensen and Larry Engelhardt
  • Graduating Educated Graduate Students by Edward Price and Noah Finkelstein
  • A Course on Integrated Approaches in Physics Educationcby Michael C. Wittmann and John R. Thompson
  • Development of a Comprehensive Physics Program at a Non-traditional Upper-level Undergraduate and Graduate Small University by David Garrison

Teacher Preparation Section

  • A Note from the Teacher Preparation Section Editor by Chance Hoellwarth
  • A Physics Teacher Education Program in the Philippines by Ed van den Berg, Jocelyn Locay-locay, and Marilou Gallos
  • A New Model Alternative Certification Program For HS Physics Teachers by Dan MacIsaac, Joe Zawicki, Kathleen Falconer, David Henry, and Dewayne Beery

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.