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Hanlon, Philip J., Ed.; Murthy, Jayathi Y., Ed.; Rovito, Sarah M., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2023
More than 100 U.S. institutions of higher education hosted Confucius Institutes (CIs), Chinese government-funded language and culture centers, on campus during the late 2000s and 2010s. While CIs provided a source of funding and other resources that enabled U.S. colleges and universities to build capacity, offer supplemental programming, and…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Asian Culture, Cultural Education, Chinese
Thomas, Jeena M.; Olson, Steve – National Academies Press, 2023
On September 22, 2022, the National Academy of Sciences held a symposium entitled Endless Frontier 2022: Research and Higher Education Institutions for the Next 75 Years. The event was a follow up to a February 2020 NAS symposium convened to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the landmark report Science, the Endless Frontier. Building on the 2020…
Descriptors: Higher Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Science and Society
Whitacre, Paula – National Academies Press, 2023
Domestic and international competition for STEM talent is driving institutions across the research and innovation landscape to consider new policies and partnerships for building and managing STEM knowledge and skills. New levels of investment in human capital to increase U.S. innovation capacity and competitiveness will require coordination and…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Human Capital, STEM Education, Innovation
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National Academies Press, 2023
Cutting-edge technologies are reshaping manufacturing in the United States and around the world, with applications from medicine to defense. If the United States wants to further build upon these new innovations, the next generation of engineers must be trained to work in advanced manufacturing from the undergraduate level and beyond. Infusing…
Descriptors: Manufacturing, Technological Advancement, Undergraduate Study, Engineering Education
Forstag, Erin Hammers – National Academies Press, 2023
On September 13 and 14, 2022, the Board on Science Education at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop entitled Foundations of Data Science for Students in Grades K--12. Speakers and participants explored the rapidly growing field of K-12 data science education, by surveying the current landscape, surfacing…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Kindergarten, Data Science, Curriculum Development
Hammonds, Evelynn; Malcom, Shirley; Pinn, Vivian; Whitacre, Paula – National Academies Press, 2023
Efforts over the last several decades to increase the participation and leadership of Black men and women in the scientific and medical workforce have had limited results. Despite many individual successes, the number of Black professionals in science, engineering, and medicine (SEM) fields has not reached a level that corresponds with African…
Descriptors: Blacks, African American Students, Disproportionate Representation, Engineering Education
Syed, Komal; Cady, Elizabeth T.; Fletcher, Cameron H. – National Academies Press, 2023
Despite calls to increase diversity throughout the engineering education enterprise and years of efforts by and collaborations between universities, K-12 schools, and professional societies and other education- or equity-related organizations, Black or African-American individuals, American Indian or Alaska Native individuals, and Hispanic or…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Diversity, African Americans, American Indians
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Hanlon, Philip J., Ed.; Murthy, Jayathi Y., Ed.; Rovito, Sarah M., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2023
Foreign-funded language and culture institutes exist on U.S. campuses beyond Confucius Institutes (CIs)--Chinese government-funded centers established by the Chinese Communist Party to extend the reach of Chinese language and culture and to enhance worldwide opinion of China through offering classes in Mandarin Chinese and highlighting positive…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Political Influences, Higher Education
Linda Boyd; Elizabeth Hutchison; Cara Tuttle – National Academies Press, 2023
Retaliation in any form can result in a range of negative consequences for those who experience it either directly or indirectly. Individuals can experience limitations in the opportunities to contribute and advance in their career, and they may feel as if their only response to the adversity is to leave the field. When an institution allows such…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Work Environment, Prevention, Higher Education
Nancy Kober – National Academies Press, 2023
Research shows that that children learn science and engineering subjects best by engaging from an early age in the kinds of practices used by real scientists and engineers. By doing science and engineering, children not only develop and refine their understanding of the core ideas and crosscutting concepts of these disciplines, but can also be…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Education, Science Instruction, Engineering Education
Forstag, Erin Hammers – National Academies Press, 2022
On October 14 and 15, and December 8, 2021, the Board on Science Education at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a virtual Summit entitled Taking Stock of Science Standards Implementation. Participants explored the landscape of state science standards implementation, identified where there have been successes and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Academic Standards, Program Implementation, State Standards
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Ajijola, Olujimi; Bridges, Charles R., Jr.; Holden, Lynne M.; Whitacre, Paula – National Academies Press, 2022
Academic preparation is critical to increase Black representation in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, but so, too, are such interrelated factors as providing mentoring and role models in sufficient numbers, adequately funding school and community support services, and analyzing the intentional and unintentional consequences of a range of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Science Education, Engineering Education, Medical Education
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Brenner, Kerry; Beatty, Alexandra; Alper, Joe – National Academies Press, 2022
In November 2020, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a multi-day virtual symposium on imaging the future of undergraduate STEM education. Speakers and participants pondered the future and the past and shared their goals, priorities, and dreams for improving undergraduate STEM education. Expert speakers presented…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, STEM Education, Internship Programs, Equal Education
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Tekin, Erdal; Jones, Jacqueline; Kagan, Sharon L. – National Academies Press, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges in the early care and education (ECE) sector, including: preexisting structural flaws; insufficient funding mechanisms; sector fragmentation; inadequate support for the workforce; and inequalities, such as the lack of access to high-quality care among low-income, rural populations, and communities…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, At Risk Persons, Barriers
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Davis, Elizabeth A., Ed.; Stephens, Amy, Ed. – National Academies Press, 2022
Starting in early childhood, children are capable of learning sophisticated science and engineering concepts and engage in disciplinary practices. They are deeply curious about the world around them and eager to investigate the many questions they have about their environment. Educators can develop learning environments that support the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, Scientific Concepts, Preschool Education
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