ERIC Number: ED448024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education.
This book discusses topics related to undergraduate education including science education for all students; preparation of future K-12 and undergraduate teachers of science, mathematics, and technology; retention of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SME&T) majors; making teaching community property; and obligations of the disciplines. The conclusions and recommendations of this report are based on five years of surveying faculty, administrators, higher education organizations, and other leaders in improving science education. (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Technology Education, Undergraduate Study
National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20418. For full text: http://www.nap.edu.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education.