Nomination: Hearing Before the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate and the Committee on Commerce, and the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session ... July 28, 1976
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - 106 pages
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Page 50 - Board") and a Director. FUNCTIONS OF THE FOUNDATION (42 USC § 1862) SEC. 3. (a) The Foundation is authorized and directed : (1) to initiate and support basic scientific research and programs to strengthen scientific research potential and science education programs at all levels...
Page 84 - Policy's response to several questions on the state of applied science asked by the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Development of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics.
Page 38 - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; American Association for the Advancement of Science; International Academy of Astronautics of the International Astronautical Federation; Royal Aeronautical Association; and the Royal Society of Arts.
Page 3 - Foundation is authorized and directed to initiate and support basic scientific research and programs to strengthen scientific research potential in the mathematical, physical medical, biological, engineering, • social and other sciences...
Page 25 - Before the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology of the House Committee on Science and Technology on Consortia R&D September 11, 1979 Mr.
Page 76 - A description of what the student is expected to know or be able to do in order to start the minicourse.
Page 87 - ... federal role in curriculum matters. Conlan said he feels that NSF support in developing a course endows that course with a prestige which gives it a competitive edge when school districts consider various alternatives. He objected even more strenuously to NSF spending on "implementation" activities which provide information on new courses and train teachers to employ them. He is irked by what he calls "career curriculum innovators" who appear to have an inside track with NSF.
Page 87 - Symington and the committee staff with their investigation. the planning job. An NSF front office spokesman insists that no examples of mismanagement have been found involving Snow or other NSF officials. According to the same sources, Snow is not leaving the foundation but has not yet been given a new permanent assignment. Although much of Conlan's testimony dealt with ISIS, he also elaborated on broader themes he introduced last year in criticizing the NSF science education program. He said that...