Science and Engineering

Indicators

1998

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Table of Contents

Chapters

  1. Elementary and Secondary Education
  2. Higher Education in Science and Engineering
  3. Science and Engineering Workforce
  4. U.S. and International Research and Development: Funds and Alliances
  5. Academic Research and Development: Financial and Personnel Resources, Integration With Graduate Education, and Outputs
  6. Industry, Technology, and Competitiveness in the Marketplace
  7. Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Public Understanding
  8. Economic and Social Significance of Information Technologies

Appendices


 


Chapter 1: Elementary and Secondary Education top

Highlights
Introduction Student Achievement Curriculum and Instruction Teachers and the Profession of Teaching
Conclusion
References

Chapter 2: Higher Education in Science and Engineering top

Highlights
Introduction
Worldwide Increase in S&E Educational Capabilities
Characteristics of U.S. Higher Education Institutions
Undergraduate S&E Students and Degrees in the United States
Graduate S&E Students and Degrees in the United States
International Comparisons of S&E Training in Higher Education
Conclusion
References

Chapter 3: Science and Engineering Workforce top

Highlights
Introduction
Labor Market Conditions for Recent S&E Degree-Holders
Selected Characteristics of the S&E Workforce
S&E Job Patterns in the Service Sector
Scientists and Engineers in an International Context: Migration and R&D Employment
Projected Demand for S&E Workers
Conclusion
References

Chapter 4: U.S. and International Research and Development: Funds and Alliances top

Highlights
Introduction
National Trends in R&D Expenditures
R&D Patterns by Sector
Inter-Sector and Intra-Sector Partnerships and Alliances
International Comparisons of National R&D Trends
Summary
References

Chapter 5: Academic Research and Development: Financial and Personnel Resources, Integration With Graduate Education, and Outputs top

Highlights
Introduction
Financial Resources for Academic R&D
Academic Doctoral Scientists and Engineers
Integration of Research with Graduate Education
Outputs of Scientific and Engineering Research
Conclusion
References

Chapter 6: Industry, Technology, and Competitiveness in the Marketplace top

Highlights
Introduction
U.S. Technology in the Marketplace
International Trends in Industrial R&D
Patented Inventions
Venture Capital and High-Technology Enterprise
New High-Tech Exporters
Summary: Assessment of U.S. Technological Competitiveness
References

Chapter 7: Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Public Understanding top

Highlights
Introduction
Interest in Science and Technology
Understanding of Scientific and Technical Concepts
Attitudes Toward Science and Technology Policy Issues
Sources of Scientific and Technical Information
Summary
References

Chapter 8: Economic and Social Significance of Information Technologies top

Highlights
Introduction
Information Technologies
Impacts of IT on the Economy
IT, Education, and Knowledge Creation
IT and the Citizen
Conclusion
References

Appendices top

Appendix A: Appendix Tables
Appendix B: Contributors and Reviewers
Appendix C: Index

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