ERIC Number: EJ305795
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Crisis in Science Education: What Is It? How Can We Respond?
Johnston, Karen L.; Aldridge, Bill G.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v14 n1 p20-28 Sep-Oct 1984
Discusses problems (and possible solutions) related to: changing enrollments and effects on teacher demand; supply of qualified science/mathematics teachers; implications of increasing science/mathematics course requirements; dimensions of the science and engineering talent pool; and the match between student needs and available science/mathematics curricula at precollege and college levels. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Relevance (Education), Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary Education, Sex Differences, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Supply and Demand
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A