Conference Announcement: Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year
The Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY) will be held at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, July 25-27, 2012. This will be an opportunity for hands-on exposure to an extremely broad smörgåsbord of contemporary instructional labs appropriate to Modern Physics, Electronics, Optics, Advanced Lab courses, as well as key instructional labs in Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, Quantum Mechanics, etc. At the same time,the conference will serve as an opportunity to discuss a range of curricular models that allow for enhancement of the undergraduate physics major. More information can be found at http://www.advlab.org/.
Paul Dolan is a physics professor at Northeastern Illinois University.
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