ERIC Number: ED247115
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Proceedings, Directory and Handbook of the National Association of Academies of Science 1983-84.
Majumdar, Shyamal K., Ed.
Provided in this document are the proceedings of the 1983 annual meeting of the National Association of Academies of Sciences (NAAS), the NAAS handbook, and the NAAS directory. The proceedings also include papers presented at a symposium on the crisis in science and mathematics education, various NAAS reports, and abstracts of American Junior Academy of Science papers presented at the 1983 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Symposium papers (each preceded by an abstract) are: "Federalism and its Impact on National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants and the Training of Teachers" (Ertle Thompson); "Science Crisis in Michigan: Myth or Reality" (Laurel Grotzinger); "Impact of the New Federalism at the State Level" (John McDermott), which addresses issues in Pennsylvania; "The Crisis in Science and Mathematics Education: How is Indiana Coping" (Walter Cory); "The Crisis in Science Education: A Mississippi Perspective" (Dudley Peeler); "Goals for Science Education" (Anna Harrison); and an abstract of "The Crisis in Science Education: An Overview" (F. James Rutherford). The directory lists member academies (by state), their officers, and their 1983-1984 activities. The handbook includes the NAAS constitution, by-laws, articles of incorporation, statement of NAAS purposes and activities, and other information. (JN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Government Role, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Professional Associations, Science Education, Scientific Research, Student Research, Teacher Education
Archivist, Ohio Academy of Science, 445 King Ave., Columbus, OH 43201 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Academies of Science.