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ERIC Number: ED019092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 31
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Reference Count: 0
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SCIENCE INFORMATION SPECIALIST TRAINING PROGRAM. A PROGRESS REPORT.
BERMAN, BRUCE; SHILLING, CHARLES W.
A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SCIENCE INFORMATION SPECIALISTS, SUPPORTED BY THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE, PREPARES GRADUATE- LEVEL STUDENTS FOR POSITIONS IN THE BIOMEDICAL INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION FIELD. EMPHASIZING ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS, PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE OF NONTRADITIONAL SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTATION, AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY, THIS PROGRAM IS DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS--(1) A FORMAL PROGRAM AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LEADING TO THE DEGREES OF MASTER OF ARTS AND DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, AND (2) ON-THE-JOB TRAINING AT THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES COMMUNICATION PROJECT (BSCP). DEGREE WORK MAY BE PURSUED IN THE UNIVERSITY'S SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, WITH A SPECIALITY IN THE TECHNOLOGY OF MANAGEMENT REQUIRED IN EITHER SCHOOL. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF REPRESENTATIVE COURSES ARE INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT. ON-THE-JOB TRAINING INVOLVES BSCP PROJECTS RELATED TO ITS RESEARCH PROGRAM IN BIOLOGICAL COMMUNICATION, EXPERIENCE IN AREAS IN WHICH THE TRAINEES WILL EVENTUALLY WORK, FIELD TRIPS, AND CONTACTS WITH EXPERTS IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COMMUNICATION. OTHER INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT ARE PROFILES OF THE FOUR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM AND BRIEF SUMMARIES OF THE GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH SCIENCE INFORMATION SPECIALISTS SUPPORTED BY THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE EXTRAMURAL PROGRAMS. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Biological Sciences Communication Project.
Identifiers: American University DC; Biological Sciences Communication Project; District of Columbia; National Library of Medicine MD