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Proceedings from ETOP 2001

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The Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference (ETOP) 2001

2001 Proceedings

JOINT ETOP/ISPA PLENARY SESSION

2 Harnessing Light: the study and an update
Arthur H. Guenther

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR PRE-COLLEGE, UNDERGRADUATE, AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS I-II

6 Optics curriculum development at the Optical Sciences Center
Richard L. Shoemaker
16 Optics program in the physics department at San Jose State University
Ramendra D. Bahuguna, Karamjeet Arya, Joseph F. Becker, John B. Gruber, H. Sarma Lakkaraju, Kenneth B. Wharton, Gareth T. Williams
24 Teaching quantum electronics to electronic engineering undergraduates
John M. Arnold
32 Peculiarities of education in optics for masters of physical faculties of universities
Leonid V. Poperenko
36 Proposal for a sandwiched three-year M. Tech. course in photonics
Alika Khare
41 Light work at Chiang Mai University, Thailand
C. Wongtawatnugool, A. Ngamjarurojana, Samran Lacharojana
50 Course on integrated optics in the EE undergraduate/graduate curriculum
Sheel Aditya
56 Trends in teaching lens design
Jose M. Sasian

TECHNICIAN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

59 Technician education and training: a plan for systemic change
Daniel M. Hull
70 Photonics education and training in Ontario, Canada: an integrated plan
Marc Nantel, Johann Beda
79 Updateable and customizable educational materials
Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri, Arthur H. Guenther, Leno S. Pedrotti, Darrell M. Hull
89 Photonics classes in high school
Pearl V. John, Richard A. Shanks

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR PRE-COLLEGE, UNDERGRAADUATE , AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS III

103 Optics in the Great Exploration in Math and Science (GEMS) program: a summary of effective pedagogical approaches
Stephen M. Pompea, Tan K. Gek
110 Creating standards-based optics and photonics classes K-16
Neal Miller
120 Establishing a photonics teaching facility and program in a Singapore secondary school
Theresa Lai, Mark Wee, Andrew T. Sabaratnam, Gopalkrishna M. Hegde
131 Promoting photonics learning and research among secondary school students
Yoong K. Lam, Tuan-Kay Lim

WOMEN IN OPTICS

138 Attacking the workforce shortage one woman at a time
Gloria G. Putnam
143 The making of women in optics
Andrew T. Sabaratnam, Utkarsh Gupta, Ning H. Tiang
147 9.5 college credit fiber optic training program for under- and unemployed women: a private/public/continuing education partnership designed to promote women in fiber optics as a workforce initiative
Margaret H. Stroup, Marjorie R. Valentin, Randall G. Seebeck, Joseph Williams, Deborah Jeffers, Robert Markoja

EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR INTER- AND MULTIDSCIPLINARY APPLICATIONS

155 The need for lighting education
Warren G. Julian
163 Project-based learning in photonics for tertiary students of other engineering disciplines
Andrew T. Sabaratnam, Gopalkrishna M. Hegde
167 Optics teaching of mathematical students at M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University in courses of theoretical physics
Vladimir A. Makarov, Konstantin N. Drabovich
172 Biomedical engineering education development in China: introduction of BME program in Zhejiang University
Xiaoxiang Zheng, Shunren Xia
179 Photonics for mechanical engineering in tertiary education
Gopalkrishna M. Hegde, Andrew T. Sabaratnam
182 Optoelectronics for electrical and computer engineering students
Soo-Jin Chua, Mansoor Jalil
192 Photonics education within the framework of electrical engineering program of studies
Cestmir Vlcek, Jan Maschke

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

201 Optics education: a blueprint for the 21st century
Janice M. Gaines Walker, Jason Biggs, Aimee Gibbons, Gloria G. Putnam, T. L. Nally, Barry L. Shoop
213 Mystery and use of quantum optics: how to teach it to undergraduate students?
Hans-Albert Bachor
222 Teaching temporal coherence and the Wiener Khintchin theorem at a senior/graduate level
Pierre H. Chavel, Jean-Michel C. Jonathan
234 Optical neural network and education
Francis T. Yu
243 Film-based and digital-based holographic and shearographic interferometry: an educator's perspective
Huai M. Shang
247 Using lecture demonstrations and on-line discussion groups to enhance learning in a photonics and fiber optics unit
Alexander Mazzolini
254 Laser entertainment and light shows in education
Andrew T. Sabaratnam, Charles Symons

LABORATORY FOR OPTICS AND PHOTONICS EDUCATION AND TRAINING

258 Special training laboratory on optical biophysics
Valery V. Tuchin, Dmitry A. Zimnyakov, Vladimir P. Ryabukho, Yurii P. Sinichkin, Georgy V. Simonenko, Ivan V. Fedosov, Alexey N. Bashkatov, Elina A. Genina, Ol'ga A. Perepelitsina, Sergey Ulianov, Ekateryna I. Galanzha, Irina A. Kiseleva, Vyacheslav I. Kochubey, Alexander B. Pravdin, Svetlana P. Chernova
270 Advanced experiment program on Fourier optics and digital color photography
Guoguang Mu, ZhiLiang Fang, Hongchen Zhai
280 Three-course graduate electro-optics laboratory sequence at the University of Dayton
Perry P. Yaney, Bradley D. Duncan, Gordon R. Little
290 Remote-controlled photonics laboratories for distance learning
David H. Lieberman, Tak D. Cheung
299 Down-under undergraduate optics and photonics laboratory
Barry Perczuk, Michael Gal
304 Photonics laboratory teaching experiments for scientists and engineers
Walter Johnstone, Brian Culshaw, David G. Moodie, Iain S. Mauchline, Douglas Walsh
316 Simple laboratory set-up for the fringe-projection method
Ibnur R. Muhd, Gerald L. Jie, Mark Wee, Theresa Lai, Yu Fu, Huai M. Shang
320 Michelson-interferometer-based method for measuring the angle of rotation
Cexiang Foo, Gaurav Madan, Theresa Lai, Mark Wee, Yu Fu, Huai M. Shang

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS

326 Optoelectronics education training programs in Scotland
John H. Marsh
332 University/industry cooperative teaching laboratory for undergraduate education
James R. Leger
343 Leading role of the faculty of sciences and engineering of Laval University in the development of curricula in optics/photonics for industry
Roger A. Lessard
354 Workforce education and manpower development: a road map for Singapore
Tuan-Kay Lim
362 Technium concept
Marc Clement, Stephen Davies
371 Professional development in optics and photonics education
Judith F. Donnelly, Fenna D. Hanes, Nicholas J. Massa, Barbara R. Washburn
384 Practice in photonics education and training
Yong-Lin Zhang, Hong-Wei Di, Jingang Zhong
388 New initiatives in Australia for education and training in the academic and industrial optical communications communities
John D. Love

GLOBAL NETWORKING, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, AND WEB-BASED AND COMPUTER-ASSISTED LEARNING

392 Coalition for photonics and optics
Robert P. Breault
399 New trends in light and optics teaching; building bridges to the information society--the OPTICA XXI project
Manuel F. Costa
407 Internet school for young scientists and students on optics, laser physics, and biophyics as a new approach for multidisciplinary continuing education
Dmitry N. Agafonov, Valery V. Tuchin
414 Design of computer-assisted education programs for optics and photonics: implications of educational technology research
Stephen M. Pompea
423 CAD-supported university course on photonics and fiber optic communications
David K. Chan, Andre Richter
432 VPIsystems industry training program on computer-aided design of fiber optic communication systems
Andre Richter, David K. Chan
440 Computer training program for elimination of instrument distortions
Lidia A. Luizova, Alexei Soloviev

POST-DEADLINE PAPERS

448 Integration of scientific and technologically based photonics courses
Moho Kamil Abd-Rahman
453 Introduction of advanced photonics research at the undergraduate level: an example from the Philippines
John W. Liwag, Kees Karremans
464 Undergraduate experiments in optics employing a fiber optic version of the Mach-Zehnder interferometer
Adonis Flores, Marlo Flores, Kees Karremans, Ben Zuidberg
472 Teaching optics with limited equipment
Andrianto Handojo
479 Education and training in optics conducted at Canon
Kazuo Tanaka

POSTER SESSION

482 Ten years of optical communications laboratories in the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Jan Lamperski, Piotr Stepczak
490 Demonstration of the light scattering phenomenon in the atmosphere
Yasushi Sakurada, Takashi Nakamura
499 Display of spatial coherence of light in interference experiments: laboratory works and demonstrations
Vladimir P. Ryabukho, Ol'ga A. Perepelitsina, Valery V. Tuchin
507 Laser Doppler velocimeter for laboratory training
Ivan V. Fedosov, Boris L. Djagilev, Alexey S. Kurtov, Valery V. Tuchin
510 Photonics for MS study in radiocommunications
Rudolf Volner, Milos Klima, Dasa Ticha
514 University of Arizona's Collaboration to Advance Teaching Technology and Science (CATTS): lesson for photonics education collaborations
Michelle Hall-Wallace, Nancy L. Regens, Stephen M. Pompea
525 Design of a professional development and support program for future photonics industry team leaders
Michelle Hall-Wallace, Nancy L. Regens, Stephen M. Pompea

SPECIAL SESSION ON EDUCATION

536 Fulsome conundrum: solving the nation's shortage of photonics personnel with education
Steven D. Moore
548 Undergraduate optics program for the 21st Century
James M. Palmer
554 Increasing science literacy in optics and photonics through science centers, museums, and web-based exhibits
Stephen M. Pompea, Isabel Hawkins
561 Teaching about the electromagnetic spectrum using the Herschel experiment
Stephen M. Pompea, Alan R. Gould
564 Web-based fiber optic communications course
Joseph C. Palais

PROCEEDINGS ONLY

568 Teaching optics with a spatial light modulator
Manuel P. Cagigal, Vidal F. Canales, Pedro J. Valle, Jose E. Oti, Daniel M. de Juana
579 Teaching wavepackets propagation via ultrashort pulses of light
Celso L. Ladera
586 Photoacoustic effect applied to sound speed measurement
Mayo Villagran-Muniz, Rosalba Castaneda-Guzman, Vicente Torres-Zuniga
593 Up-to-date teaching and learning of quantum optics at the beginning of the XXIst century
Celso L. Ladera
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