Skip to main content

News about Scitation

In December 2016 Scitation will launch with a new design, enhanced navigation and a much improved user experience.

To ensure a smooth transition, from today, we are temporarily stopping new account registration and single article purchases. If you already have an account you can continue to use the site as normal.

For help or more information please visit our FAQs.

banner image
No data available.
Please log in to see this content.
You have no subscription access to this content.
No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.
1. Leonard Eisenbud and Eugene Wigner, Nuclear Structure ( Princeton U.P., Princeton, NJ, 1958).
2.AAPT History from the 1998 Membership Directory.
3. Karl Mamola, “ Students as people,” Phys. Teach. 38, 452 (2000).
4. Marina Micari and Pilar Pazos, “ Connecting to the professor: Impact of the student-faculty relationship in a highly challenging course,” Coll. Teach. 60, 4147 (2012).

Data & Media loading...


Article metrics loading...



AAPT established more than 50 years ago as a magazine for high school teachers. Over the decades, the publication has evolved in a number of important ways, and I was privileged to play a part in that evolution. I will describe some of the important preparation I received for that role and share some of the insights I gained during my 13 years as editor. I'll outline the history of leading to its eventually becoming a peer-reviewed journal serving a very broad audience. I will also discuss role in the physics teaching community and the important positive influence it has had on the evolution of AAPT. I'll conclude with some observations and conclusions drawn from my more than 40 years of teaching experience.


Full text loading...


Access Key

  • FFree Content
  • OAOpen Access Content
  • SSubscribed Content
  • TFree Trial Content
752b84549af89a08dbdd7fdb8b9568b5 journal.articlezxybnytfddd