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All Articles for Magazine issue 1987 (Volume 18, No. 1)
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1987 (Volume 18, No. 1)Engineering -- Education Special: Engineering Education:Stability under strain. Thanks largely to industrial demand, swelling student populations are encountering shrinking faculties. Despite that and some other problems, the main shape of engineering education seems to be largely what the doctor is ordering.T.A. HeppenheimerPDF
1987 (Volume 18, No. 1)Manpower -- Education Special: Demographics or Market Forces?Specialists, unable to agree how the data should be sliced, not surprisingly cannot agree either on whether or by what mix population trends and economic settings combine to affect the pool of professionals on which the future will have to draw.Ann FinkbeinerPDF
1987 (Volume 18, No. 1)Precollege Education -- Education Special: Before They Are UndergraduatesWell before high school, predilections toward or away from science and mathematics are in place. Without further innovation, future scientists and engineers, and the world in which they will be functioning, will both be ill served.Patricia PinePDF
1987 (Volume 18, No. 1)Undergraduate Education: People, Curriculum, Equipment...No crisis, but long-term erosion is feared for the undergraduate base on which higher education in science and engineering depend.Edward EdelsonPDF
1987 (Volume 18, No. 1)Women In Science II: Women's ProgressDespite progress, there is persistent inequality of opportunity for women in science and engineering, both in education and employment. Rates of increase are tapering off. Recent gains may not endure.Betty VetterPDF


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