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The Paradigms Project

  • Corinne A. Manogue, Philip J. Siemens, Janet Tate, and Kerry Browne (Department of Physics) & Margaret L. Niess and Adam J. Wolfer (Department of Science and Mathematics Education), Paradigms in Physics: A New Upper-Division Curriculum, American Journal of Physics 69, 978-990 (2001). (Copyright Notice) (pdf) (html)
  • Corinne A. Manogue and Kenneth S. Krane, The Oregon State University Paradigms Project: Re-envisioning the Upper Level, Physics Today 56, 53-58 (2003).(Copyright Notice) (pdf)

Scientific Aspects of the Paradigms Project

  • David. H. McIntyre, Using Great Circles to Understand Motion on a Rotating Sphere, American Journal of Physics, 68, 1097 (2000). (Copyright Notice) (pdf) (html)
  • Corinne A. Manogue, Kerry Browne, Tevian Dray, and Barbara Edwards, Why is Ampere's law so hard? A look at middle-division physics, American Journal of Physics, 74, 344-350 (2006). (Copyright Notice) (pdf) (html)
  • David. H. McIntyre, Janet Tate, and Corinne Manogue, Integrating computational activities into the upper-level Paradigms in Physics curriculum at Oregon State University, American Journal of Physics, 76, 340-446 (2008) (Copyright Notice) (pdf) (html)

Vector Calculus Bridge Project

(Related to the Symmetries and Idealizations and Static Vector Fields Paradigms)



Student Theses

  • Kerry Browne (Ph.D. 2002), A Case Study of How Upper-Division Physics Students Use Visualization While Solving Electrostatics Problems
  • Leonard Cerny (Ph.D. 2009–anticipated), Title to be determined

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