ERIC Number: ED478032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Preparing Future Faculty in the Sciences and Mathematics: A Guide for Change.
Pruitt-Logan, Anne S.; Gaff, Jerry G.; Jentoft, Joyce E.
This guide is based on a project titled "Shaping the Preparation of Future Science and Mathematics Faculty," a 4-year effort supported by the National Science Foundation. This volume contains lessons learned by faculty members, graduate students, and academic administrators who established innovative programs as part of the initiative. The chapters are: (1) "A New Vision of Graduate Preparation for Science and Mathematics Faculty"; (2) "Strategies for Establishing a PFF Program"; (3) "Content of PFF Program sin the Sciences and Mathematics"; (4) "Outcomes of PFF Programs"; and (5) "Prospects for the Future." Appendixes discuss "Graduate Students and Postdoctorates from Phase 3 PFF Disciplines" and "PFF3 Faculty Leaders and Partner Institutions." (Contains 62 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Program Implementation, Science Teachers, Teacher Education
Council of Graduate Schools, Department 0637, Washington, DC 20073-0637 (nonmembers, $15; members, $12). Tel: 202-223-3791; Fax: 202-331-7157.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers; Administrators
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, DC.; Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.