ERIC Number: ED164291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: 0
The Visiting Women Scientists Pilot Program 1978: Final Report.
Weiss, Iris R.; And Others
This publication describes a pilot program involving 40 women scientists. It consisted of visits to 110 high schools in the United States. Each visit consisted of some of the following activities: (1) a large group meeting of tenth-grade female students; (2) meetings with individual classes; (3) seminars for approximately 30 female students; (4) meetings with school personnel; (5) informal chats with students; and (6) an informal meeting with the school principal or contact person. This document presents an overview of the program, and describes the selection of the high schools to be visited, the selection of the women scientists, the conduction of the meetings, the evaluation of the program, and recommendations for future programs. (BB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research Triangle Inst., Durham, NC. Center for Educational Research and Evaluation.
Note: For related document, see SE 025 436; Contains marginal legibility in Appendices