“broader curricular issues” In Physics: Technology, History, Science, Society

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Abstract

A dilemma now faces many physics teachers: how to meet the demand, made both on humanistic and practical grounds, for courses which extend the physics curriculum beyond physics by relating it to human affairs. Can physics teachers qualify to teach such coursest What should they teach1 This article describes the dilemma and presents one such experimental course, “Science and Technology in Society,” offered in the physics department at Rutgers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)368-373
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Physics
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1973
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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