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Paradigms in Physics: Restructuring the Upper Level

  title={Paradigms in Physics: Restructuring the Upper Level},
  author={Corinne A. Manogue and Kenneth Saul Krane},
  • Corinne A. Manogue, Kenneth Saul Krane
  • Published 2003
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Before the early 1990s, Oregon State University followed a traditional approach to teaching upper-level college physics and presented to its students a steady diet of essential courses that make up the field: classical mechanics, electromagnetism, thermal physics, quantum mechanics, and math methods. Other aspects of the program were equally traditional for a "research 1" school like OSU--much of the faculty focused on research and the graduate program. With 1200 students per term enrolled in… CONTINUE READING

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    Publications referenced by this paper.

    For a description of the paradigms courses, see

    • Saunders College, Fort Worth, Tex
    • Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems,
    • 1995