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Pinheiro, Romulo, Ed.; Benneworth, Paul, Ed.; Jones, Glen A., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Universities are under increasing pressure to help promote socio-economic growth in their local communities. However until now, no systematic, critical attention has been paid to the factors and mechanisms that currently make this process so daunting. In Universities and Regional Development, scholars from Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Role of Education, International Education
National Academies Press, 2010
"Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty" presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this…
Descriptors: Productivity, Tenure, Gender Differences, Research Universities
North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh. – 1988
Science fairs represent the culmination of student research efforts under the guidance of teachers and other persons interested in science topics. The total scientific process should be involved in the development of a project which results in a science fair exhibition. The student should learn to recognize problems, plan an experiment, gather and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, High Schools