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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1988
Identifies some mathematics and science skills required for successful performance in entry-level positions filled by high school graduates and determines if a group of high school graduates in the work force have those skills by using a needs assessment technique. (YP)
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Mathematics Achievement
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Lawrenz, Frances; McCreath, Heather – School Science and Mathematics, 1988
Describes the environments existing in Southwestern schools having a majority of Native American students. Concludes that the schools have a potential to promote Native American participation in science and mathematics, but they have high teacher turnover and limited amounts of professional contact and communication. (YP)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1988
Investigates superintendents' needs in mathematics and science instruction. Used was a Likert-type questionnaire covering teacher quality, teacher supply, minority access, materials and equipment, and curriculum for non-academic students. A follow-up telephone survey examined the types of materials and equipment most needed. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum
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Williamson, Bruce – School Science and Mathematics, 1985
Provides results from a 1983 survey of secondary mathematics education in Wisconsin. Questions refer to graduation requirements, curriculum topics, nature of geometry classes, metric system, computers, and calculators. Items also collected data on district mathematics committees, policies, competency exams, computer access, and the nature of…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Geometry, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education