ERIC Number: ED472791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Merging University Students into K-12 Science Education Reform.
Williams, Valerie L.
Programs developing and supporting partnerships between scientists and elementary and secondary school classrooms have been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as well as other federal funding agencies. This document reports on a study exploring the impacts, challenges, and strategies of programs that link science graduate and undergraduate students to K-12 classrooms. Contents include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Program Descriptions"; (3) "Outreach Programs: The Perspective from K-12 Classrooms"; (4) "Outreach Programs: The Perspective from Institutions of Higher Education"; and (5) "Summary and Conclusions". The appendix includes "Interview Protocols" and "Program Characteristics". (Contains 35 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Outreach Programs, Science Instruction, Scientists, Undergraduate Study
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Rand Corp., Santa Monica, CA.
Note: Produced by the Science and Technology Policy Institute.