ERIC Number: ED472039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Synthesis of the Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Graduate Education Forum (Arlington, Virginia, June 29-30, 1998). Workshop Report.
Millar, Terrence S.; Mason, Sarah A.; Gunter, Ramona L.; Millar, Susan B.
This document reports on a workshop held in Arlington, Virginia, in 1998. The purpose of the forum was to share knowledge for strengthening graduate education in science and engineering, and learning from one another with the participation of faculty, administrators, staff, students, funding agents, leaders in business and industry, and representatives of professional societies and governmental agencies. Sections include: (1) Introductory Remarks: WV-Madison, NSF, and NSB; (2) Moderated Discussion among Representative Stakeholders; (3) Panel on Strategies for Change in Serving Educational Infrastructure; (4) Panel on Strategies for Change in Serving Students and Society; (5) Panel on Strategies for Change in Serving Business and Industry; (6) The Current Status of Graduate Education; (7) The Current System: Issues to Consider; (8) Change Drivers: Internal and External Forces for Change; (9) Conditions for Change: Context, Structure, and Culture; and (10) Promising Practices and Strategies for Implementation. Appendices include both an organizational and alphabetical participant list. (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Employment Opportunities, Engineering, Engineering Education, Graduate Study, Industry, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Sciences, Technology Education
National Institute for Science Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-263-9250; Fax: 608-262-7428; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/nise/Publications.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Graduate School.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Science Education, Madison, WI.
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