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Science and Engineering Indicators 2004
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Chapter 1. Elementary and Secondary Education  top of page
Sample Mathematics and Science Items From PISA
Requirements and Coursetaking
Coursetaking and Achievement
International Comparisons of Teacher Preparation in Eighth Grade Mathematics and Science
New IT Forms and Uses

Chapter 2. Higher Education in Science and Engineering  top of page
Carnegie Classification of Academic Institutions
IT in Forest Ecology
Distance Education: Problems and Successes
Definitions and Terminology of Support
Meeting the Challenge of Teacher Preparation
Developments in Master's Degree Programs
Recent Developments Affecting Postdocs
Contributions of Developed Countries to Increasing Global S&E Capacity

Chapter 3. Science and Engineering Labor Force  top of page
Who Is a Scientist or an Engineer?
Educational Distribution of S&E Workers
Who Performs Research and Development?
Growth of Representation of Women, Minorities, and the Foreign Born in S&E Occupations
Salary Differentials
High-Skill Migration to Japan
Has September 11th Affected the U.S. Scientific Labor Force?

Chapter 4. U.S. and International Research and Development: Funds and Technology Linkages  top of page
Definitions of Research and Development
Biotechnology R&D in Industry
R&D: Asset or Expense?
Corporate R&D Strategies in an Uncertain Economy
Rationales for Federal Laboratories and FFRDCs
Federal R&D for Countering Terrorism
Tracking R&D: Gap Between Performer- and Source-Reported Expenditures
Major Federal Legislation Related to Cooperative R&D and Technology Transfer
U.S. Science Parks
Purchasing Power Parities: Preferred Exchange Rates for Converting International R&D Data
R&D in the ICT Sector
Foreign Direct Investment in R&D

Chapter 5. Academic Research and Development  top of page
Data Sources for Financial Resources for Academic R&D
Comparisons of International Academic R&D Spending
The Composition of Institutional Academic R&D Funds
Congressional Earmarking to Universities and Colleges
Gender Differences in the Academic Careers of Scientists and Engineers
Interpreting Federal Support Data
Data and Terminology
Exploring Recent Trends in U.S. Publications Output
Growth of Referencing in Patents
Academic Patenting and Licensing in Other Countries
Debate Over Academic Patenting in the United States

Chapter 6. Industry, Technology, and the Global Marketplace  top of page
U.S. High-Technology Industries Add More Value During Production Than Other U.S. Manufacturing Industries
U.S. Industry Continues to Invest in IT
New Database May Help to Identify Important Inventions
Top Patenting Corporations
U.S. Government Support for Small Technology Businesses
Description of U.S. IT Innovation Survey Sample and Response

Chapter 7. Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Understanding  top of page
Data Sources
Science and the Internet
Few Science-Related News Stories Attract Public Interest
Communicating Science to the Public
Science and the Law
More Than a Century After Darwin, Evolution Still Under Attack in Science Classrooms
Understanding Statistics
Characteristics of a Technologically Literate Citizen
Public Opinion in the Wake of the Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy
European Public Opinion About Mad Cow Disease

Chapter 8. State Indicators  top of page
This chapter contains no sidebars.

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