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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, Paradigms in Physics: Restructuring 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, 1097-1105 (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, 340-346 (2008) (Copyright Notice) (pdf) (html)
  • Elizabeth Gire & Corinne Manogue, Resources Students Use to Understand Quantum Mechanical Operators, 2008 Physics Education Research Conference, Edmonton, Canada: AIP Conference Proceedings, 1064 115-118 (2008). pdf
  • Corinne A. Manogue & Elizabeth Gire, Cognitive Development at the Middle-Division Level, 2009 Physics Education Research Conference, Ann Arbor, MI: AIP Conference Proceedings, 1179 19-22 (2009). pdf
  • Emily van Zee & Corinne A. Manogue, Documenting and Interpreting Ways to Engage Students in ‘Thinking Like a Physicist’, 2010 Physics Education Research Conference, Portland, OR: AIP Conference Proceedings, 1289 61-64 (2010).pdf
  • Corinne A. Manogue, Leonard Cerny, Elizabeth Gire, Donald B. Mountcastle, Edward Price, and Emily van Zee, Upper-Division Activities that Foster 'Thinking Like a Physicist', 2010 Physics Education Research Conference, Portland, OR: AIP Conference Proceedings, 1289 37-40 (2010).pdf

Vector Calculus Bridge Project

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


  • Paradigms in Physics, David McIntyre, Contributed Poster for the 2006 Conference on Achieving Systemic Changes in Physics Teaching at Leading Research Universities, Washington, DC.

Student Theses

  • Leonard Cerny (Ph.D. 2012–anticipated), Title to be determined


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