ERIC Number: EJ615853
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Tracking the Mathematics of Automobile Production: Are Schools Failing To Prepare Students for Work?
Smith, John P., III
American Educational Research Journal, v36 n4 p835-78 Win 1999
Observed the work at 16 automobile manufacturing sites to study the level and content of mathematics required of workers. identified the mathematical demands of various aspects of production. Results raise questions about how well schools prepare students for the "global competitive workplace." (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by a grant from Michigan State University.