ERIC Number: ED174392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Sep
Reference Count: 0
An Inventory of Programs in Science for Minority Students, 1960-1975.
Malcom, Shirley Mahaley; And Others
This inventory of science education projects for minorities in the United States contains a survey of efforts made since 1960 to improve the science education of minority groups and to increase their participation in science and science-related careers. All levels of science education are included in the survey; physical and biological sciences, engineering and technical fields, health sciences, agriculture, science education and counseling, and some social sciences. The survey includes all types of efforts such as curriculum innovations, experimental ways of teaching and organizing courses, motivational programs, summer programs, teacher improvement programs, recruitment efforts, counseling improvement, and many others directed toward increasing the number of minority students in the pool of potential scientists, engineers, technicians or health professionals. The projects (programs) survey also includes: (1) a brief description of the goals and methodology; (2) an indication of educational level and demographic characteristics of the target groups; (3) outcomes and conclusions; (4) locations; (5) sponsoring institution; (6) duration; (7) name of project officer; (8) costs; and (9) source of funding. The inventory has 355 entries. (GA)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, College Science, Courses, Curriculum Development, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Indians, Minority Groups, Program Descriptions, Science Education, Science Programs, Science Projects, Sciences, Teaching Methods, Technical Education
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.