ERIC Number: ED342628
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Role of National Laboratories in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session (May 15, 1989).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
The programs developed by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Laboratories to lure an untapped well of students into scientific fields and to increase the number of qualified scientists coming into the research environment are described. The witnesses of this hearing are from the Department of Energy and the National Labs; the outside organizations who will develop and administer the programs; teachers who face a lack of resources, materials, and interest on the part of students; other educators; and students who are currently participating in Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Programs. Witnesses include: (1) Alvin W. Trivelpiece, director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; (2) Robert W. Springer, director, Division of Educational Programs, Argonne National Laboratories, Argonne, Illinois; (3) Manuel Perry, human resources planning and development, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; (4) William F. Willis, chief operating officer, Tennessee Valley Authority, Chattanooga, Tennessee; (5) Marjorie G. Bardeen, program director, Friends of Fermilab, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois; (6) Jon M. Veigel, president, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; (7) Lee L. Reidinger, director, the Science Alliance and Professor of Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; (8) Bernard W. Benson, Tennessee Academy of Sciences, director of the Center for Environmental, Energy, and Science Education, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee; (9) Ronald B. Cox, dean, School of Engineering, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee; (10) Vivian Prentice Brown, science teacher, Model High School, Rome, Georgia; (11) Robert Rogers, Hamilton County Department of Education, Chattanooga, Tennessee; (12) Geraldine T. Farmer, science consultant, Tennessee Department of Education, Nashville, Tennessee; (13) Jennifer A. Ethridge, student, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia; (14) Teresa E. Kowalski, student, California University of Pennsylvania; and (15) Miguel Rodriguez-Velez, student, University of Puerto Rico. (KR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Government Role, Hearings, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Student Recruitment
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.