ERIC Number: ED407249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Course & Curriculum Development, 1995 Awards.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
The purpose of the National Science Foundation's Course and Curriculum Development (CCD) program is to improve the quality of undergraduate courses and curricula in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SME&T). The program also seeks to encourage a greater number of talented faculty to devote creative energy to improving undergraduate learning in the nation's classrooms and laboratories. The projects described in this publication received awards in Fiscal Year 1995 and were selected for their creativity, scientific and educational quality, and potential for utility at multiple institutions and national impact. Projects that received awards were in the following areas: (1) Course and Curriculum Development; (2) Leadership in Laboratory Development; (3) Systemic Changes in the Chemistry Curriculum; (4) Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications throughout the Curriculum; and (5) Science and Humanities: Integrating Undergraduate Education. Projects under Course and Curriculum Development were in the subject areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geosciences, interdisciplinary, mathematics, physics and astronomy, and social sciences. (JRH)
Descriptors: Awards, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Science Laboratories, Technology Education, Undergraduate Study
National Science Foundation, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230; world wide web: http://www.nsf.gov; e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - General
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Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.