Emphasizing case studies, this book, written by Wolff-Michael Roth at the University of Victoria and Angela Calabrese Barton at Columbia University, explores ways of improving the scientific literacy of students. The publisher's website provides an abstract, reviews, biography, and content information.
William David Burns In the SENCER January e-newsletter ( www.sencer.net), David Burns reflects on the Task Force meeting at Wabash College in January 2005 on "What does it mean to be liberally educated in the 21st century."
Dean Fraga This 1997-1998 PKAL F21 statement discusses how the objectivity of science and the ability to criticize are essential to not only scientists, but also reporters, lawyers, politicians, and other non-scientists.
Frank G. Rothman Our point of departure (then) is the mid-1980s, when education in these fields was not perceived to be serving national needs. We contrast the circumstances of that time with those of today (now) and identify steps that need to be taken in the coming decade to address urgent needs of students, science and technology, and society.