ERIC Number: ED104692
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Undergraduate Education in Science: A Rationale for Program Structure.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
This publication encompasses the central core of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) explicit science education activities at the undergraduate level of the Nation's education enterprise. It is an outline of the character of the Foundation's educational constituency. A table is presented showing the Carnegie Commission's Classification Scheme for Institution of Higher Education and each group is described in relation to the service rendered by NSF. A schematic view of NSF's science education activities is presented in tables, graphs, and descriptive form. Impact points discussed include research done related to undergraduate students, faculty research participation programs and faculty fellowship programs, as well as materials and instruction and discussions related to examples of major societal problems converted into sets of operational science program type problems. Types of problems to be faced and their future implications for the Education Directorate are outlined and briefly discussed. (Author/EB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.