ERIC Number: ED316444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Science & Engineering Indicators--1989.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. National Science Board.
This volume is the ninth in the biennial "Science Indicators" series initiated by the National Science Board. The series provides a broad base of quantitative information about the structure and function of United States science and technology and comparisons with other advanced industrial countries. An overview of science and technology for the United States of America is provided. Chapters included are: (1) "Precollege Science and Mathematics Education"; (2) "Higher Education for Science and Engineering"; (3) "Science and Engineering Workforce"; (4) "Financial Resources for Research and Development"; (5) "Academic Research and Development: Support, Personal, Outputs"; (6) "Industrial R & D and Technology"; (7) "The Global Markets for U.S. Technology"; and (8) "Public Science Literacy and Attitudes Toward Science and Technology." (YP)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education, International Trade, Labor Force, Mathematics Education, Research and Development, Science Education, Sciences, Scientific Literacy, Statistical Data, Technology
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock Number--038-000-00583-9).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. National Science Board.