Call for Manuscript Proposals: Effective Practices in Preservice Physics Teacher Education

Eric Brewe and Cody Sandifer

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition, the American Physical Society, and the American Association of Physics Teachers announce a call for manuscript proposals for a new peer-reviewed book entitled Effective Practices in Preservice Physics Teacher Education: Recruitment, Retention, and Preparation. Co-edited by Dr. Eric Brewe and Dr. Cody Sandifer, this book seeks to provide a practical guide to innovative, state-of-the-art programs, and will include papers in the following areas: Recruitment and Retention; Early Teaching Experiences; Preparation in Physics Knowledge, Scientific Practices, and Physics Teaching; The Collaborative Nature of Teacher Preparation; Mentoring and Community-Building; and Case Studies of Successful Preservice Teacher Education Programs.

Manuscript proposals are due February 1, 2013. Full manuscripts will be due in September 2013, and book publication is scheduled for 2015. 

For more information, the book editors can be contacted at The full call for manuscript proposals can found at:

Eric Brewe is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Florida International University. 

Cody Sandifer is a Professor of Science Education at Towson University.

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