ERIC Number: ED274723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics/Science. Educational Policy Seminar Papers.
City Univ. of New York, NY.
Seven papers presenting recent findings on mathematics and science education are included in this report. Most of the papers deal with improving the mathematics/science instruction for minorities and women, and were presented at a series of seminars for the improvement of teaching math and science. Paper titles (and authors) are: (1) "Neurological Potential and Mathematical/Scientific Abilities" (Roger S. Gurney); (2) "Minorities and Mathematics: Why So Few?" (Westina Matthews); (3) "Blacks and Women in Mathematics" (Patricia C. Kenschaft); (4) "Administrative and Curricular Issues in Mathematics Education of Minorities and Women" (Joan E. Coleman); (5) "The Role of State Education Officials in Expanding Educational Opportunities in Mathematics and Science" (Julia Lara); (6)"Addressing the Crisis in Precollegiate Mathematics and Science Education" (Bernard R. Gifford); (7) "Toward a Mathematics Curriculum in the Form of the Core and Option-Modules" (Hiroshi Fujita, Fumiyuki Terada, and Shigeru Shimada). An introduction and brief profiles of contributors are included. (KH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY.