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ERIC Number: ED180795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
A Report on the Exploratory Conference on the National Science Foundation's Impact on U.S. Science Curriculum Development.
Lockard, J. David, Comp.
This is a report on a two-day conference, held at the University of Maryland in August of 1974, to examine the impact of the National Science Foundation (NSF) on science curriculum development in the United States. The conference covered the improvement of science teaching materials and instruction development as well as the overall considerations. This report consists of six sections: (1) Introduction, which presents the purpose of the conference; (2) Procedures Used, which include conference participants, conference schedule, and conference location; (3) Results of the Conference, which include four papers and possible studies; (4) Recommendations to the NSF; (5) Selected Bibliography; and (6) Appendices, which include participants' journal articles. The four papers presented in section three discuss the impact of existing programs, thoughts on impact, examples of change, and possible areas of impact. (HM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: National Science Foundation
Note: Conference held at the Science Teaching Center and the Center of Adult Education, University of Maryland (College Park, MD, August 8-9, 1974)