Advanced Technological Education: 1995 Awards And Activities

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DIANE Publishing, Nov 1, 1996 - Education - 89 pages
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Lists projects and centers of excellence that have received support from the NSF in its ATE program. ATE promotes exemplary improvement in advanced technological educ. at the nat'l. and regional level through support of curriculum develop. and program improvement at the undergrad. and secondary school levels, especially for technicians being educated for the high performance workplace. Encompasses the design and implementation of new curricula, courses, labs, and instructional materials, + teacher develop., student academic support, and more.
 

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Page 17 - community colleges in their dissemination efforts. The Center is developing nationally validated curriculum models and instructional materials; establishing comprehensive programs of professional development; serving as a clearinghouse for environmental education information; and acting as a hub for the networking of environmental educators, business and industry, federal agencies, and professional societies. The
Page 1 - promotes exemplary improvement in advanced technological education at the national and regional level through support of curriculum development and program improvement
Page 1 - for technicians being educated for the high performance workplace of advanced technologies. Curriculum development encompasses the design and implementation of new curricula, courses, laboratories, and instructional materials. Program improvement encompasses faculty and teacher development, student academic support, and formal cooperative arrangements among
Page 7 - impacted by the project. Activities include curriculum and instructional materials development, faculty and teacher enhancement, and student enhancement and outreach. An industrial internship program for high school and college teachers is
Page 44 - the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Page 43 - the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and the National Council of Teachers of
Page 3 - stages. The Center is acting as a catalyst to improve science, mathematics, and advanced manufacturing instruction by developing an advanced manufacturing curriculum beginning in Grade 11,
Page 7 - in faculty enhancement workshops and 20 in curriculum development efforts. Assuming each teacher or faculty member directly impacts 100 chemistry or chemical technician students per year,
Page 7 - effect, each of the 600 teachers is expected to teach an average of 100 students per year in environmental programs or literacy programs,
Page 1 - ATE program is managed jointly by the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) and the Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education (ESIE).

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