Summer 2002



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Seeking New Models for Education Programs at APS Meetings by Kenneth S. Krane

Letter to the Editor by Art Hobson

An Offer from the AAPT

Exploring the Alternative of Professional Master's Programs by Hans M. Bozler

Physics First: Precursor to Science/Math Literacy for All? by Richard R. Hake

Approximate Best Fit Modeling of Physics Phenomena by Stewart E Brekke

Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics (SPIN-UP) by Ruth H. Howes

Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics at Two Year Colleges (SPIN-UP/TYC) by Mary Beth Monroe

The Transition from Industry to the Academy by R. Steven Turley

Browsing Through the Journals by Thomas D. Rossing

This Newsletter, a publication of the American Physical Society Forum on Education, presents news of the Forum and articles on issues of physics education at all levels. Opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the APS or of the Forum. Due to limitations of space, notices of events will be restricted to those considered by the editors to be national in scope. Contributed articles, commentary, and letters are subject to editing; notice will be given the author if major editing is required. Contributions should be sent to any of the editors.