Things we read ... in papers, journals, books ...

... in papers ...

The U.S. Edge in Education
By Richard H. Brodhead, The New York Times, September 4, 2006.

Dismissing 'Sexist Opinions' About Women's Place in Science
By Cornelia Dean, The New York Times, July 18, 2006.

At Colleges, Woman Are Leaving Men in the Dust
By Tamar Lewin, The New York Times, July 9, 2006.

How to Educate Young Scientists
EDITORIAL, The New York Times, July 3, 2006.

Web Users Open Gates
By Jay Rosen, The Washington Post, June 19, 2006.

AIDS, at 25, Offers No Easy Answers
By Abigail Zuger, M.D., The New York Times, June 6, 2006.

Why American College Students Hate Science
By Brent Staples, The New York Times, May 25 2006.

For Science's Gatekeepers, a Credibility Gap
By Lawrence K. Altman, The New York Times, May 2 2006.

Graduates Versus Oligarchs
By Paul Krugman, The New York Times, February 27, 2006.

Swelling Textbook Costs Have College Students Saying 'Pass'
By Susan Kinzie, The Washington Post, January 23, 2006.

In Middle Class, Signs of Anxiety on School Efforts
By Susan Saulny, The New York Times, December 27, 2005.

Literacy Falls for Graduates From Colleges, Testing Finds
By Sam Dillon, The New York Times, December 16, 2005.

Disappearing Act
By Michael Gurian, The Washington Post, December 4, 2005.

A Wakeup Call for Science Faculty
By Bruce Alberts, Cell, December 2, 2005.

Students Ace State Tests, but Earn D's From U.S.
By Sam Dillon, The New York Times, November 26, 2005.

Are U.S. Innovators Losing Their Competitive Edge?
By Timothy O'Brien, The New York Times, November 13, 2005.
Related NAS Report.

Physics Laureate Hopes to Help Students Over the Science Blahs
By Claudia Dreifus, The New York Times, November 1, 2005.

Left Behind, Way Behind
By Bob Herbert, The New York Times, August 29, 2005.

It's Not a Science Gap (Yet)
By Robert Samuelson, The Washington Post, August 10, 2005.

Academy of Sciences Urges Reforms to Reap Rewards of Interdisciplinary Research
By Joseph Gidjunis, The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 22, 2004. NAS Report Online

Testing Service to Unveil an Assessment of Computer and Information Literacy
By Jeffrey Young, The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 12, 2004.

On Media and the Election
By Robert W. McChesney, Free Press, November 8, 2004.

The Day the Enlightenment Went Out
By Garry Willis, The New York Times, November 4, 2004.

Who cares about the truth?
By Michael Lynch, The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 10, 2004.

How social science can reduce terrorism
By Scott Plous and Philip Zimbardo, The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 10, 2004.

21 Years Later, 'Multiple Intelligences' Still Debated
By Jay Mathews, The Washington-Post, September 7, 2004.

Good Schools or Bad? Conflicting Ratings Leave Parents Baffled
By Sam Dillon, The New York Times, September 5, 2004.

Breaking the Silence
By Henry Louis Gates Jr., The New York Times, August 1, 2004.

Thriumph of the Trivial
By Paul Krugman, The New York Times, July 30, 2004.

Q&A: Richard Dawkins
By N.N., BBC News, July 29, 2004.

Center to Boost Science Appreciation (direct link)
By Carolyn Thompson, NewsDay.com, July 24, 2004.

What Do We Stand For? (direct link)
By Mark Green, The Nation, July 21, 2004.

At Last, We Can Replace Lectures
By Richard Detweiler, The Chronicle Review, July 9, 2004. Volume 50, Issue 44, Page B8.

Fewer Noses Stuck in Books in America
By Bruce Weber, The New York Times, July 8, 2004.

Why the E-Learning Boom Went Bust
By Robert Zemsky and William F. Massey, The Chronicle Review, July _, 2004. Volume 50, Issue 44, Page _.

The Contradictions of Cultural Conservatism in the Assault on American Colleges
By Donald Lazere, The Chronicle Review, July 2, 2004. Volume 50, Issue 43, Page B15.

In Praise of Passionate, Opinionated Teaching
By Mark Oppenheimer, The Chronicle Review, May 21, 2004. Volume 50, Issue 37, Page B7.

National Science Panel Warns of Far Too Few New Scientists
By William Broad, The New York Times, May 5, 2004. S&E Indicators 2004

Committee Urges Harvard to Expand the Reach of Its Undergraduate Curriculum
By Sara Rimer, The New York Times, April 27, 2004.

Educating Chemists for the Future
By Madelaine Jacobs, Chem. Eng. News, August 4, 2003.

... in professional journals ...

Does Gender Matter?
By Ben A. Barres, Nature 2006, 442, 133-136.

Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder
By Richard Dawkins. Richard Dimbleby Lecture, November 12, 1996.

... in books ...

The Hollow Core - Failure of the General Education Curriculum, Barry Latzer. American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Washington, D.C., 2004.

Becoming an Educated Person: Toward a Core Curriculum for College Students, Georga C. Leef. American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Washington, D.C., 2003.

Degraded Currency: The Problem of Grade Inflation, Georga C. Leef. American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Washington, D.C., 2003.

The Development of Civic Scientific Literacy in the United States, J. D. Miller in Science, Technology and Society: A Sourcebook on Research and Practice (Innovations in Science Education and Technology), David D. Kumar, Daryl E. Chubin. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.

STS Science/Technology/Society As Reform In Science Education, Robert E. Yager, Editor. State University of New York Press, 1996.

The Two Cultures, C. P. Snow. Cambridge University Press, Reissue edition, 1993.

The Third Culture: Beyond the Scientific Revolution, John Brockman. Touchstone, 1996.

STUDENT-ASSISTED TEACHING - A Guide to Faculty-Student Teamwork, Judith E. Miller, James E. Groccia, and Marilyn S. Miller, Editors. Anker Publishing Company: Jaffrey, NH.

New Directions for Higher Education, Enhancing Productivity: Administrative, Instructional, and Technological Strategies, No. 103 (New Directions for Higher Education, 103), by James E. Groccia, Judith E. Miller. Jossey-Bass, 1998.

USING NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS IN THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM - Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning, Steven R. Knowlton, Betsy, O. Barefoot, Editors. National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition: Monograph Series, Vol. 28, University of South Carolina, 1999.

A Quest for Common Learning - The Aims of General Education, Ernest L. Boyer and Arthur Levine. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Washington, D.C., 1981.

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