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The Changing University : How Increased Demand for Scientists and Technology Is Transforming Academic Institutions Internationally : NATO A S I SERIES SERIES D, BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES - Dorothy Shore Zinberg

The Changing University : How Increased Demand for Scientists and Technology Is Transforming Academic Institutions Internationally

NATO A S I SERIES SERIES D, BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

By: Dorothy Shore Zinberg (Editor)

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Based on the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Changing University and the Education and Employment of Scientists and Engineers, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., March 8-10, 1990

Section I: Perspectives from Academia, Industry, and Government.- Reconciling Conflicts - The Challenge for the University.- An Industry Perspective on the Changing University.- Positioning U.S. Science Policy for the New World Order.- The University - and Particularly the Technological University: Pragmatism and Beyond.- The Swing of the Pendulum: Financing of British Universities from the 1960s through the 1980s.- Changing Patterns of Finance for Higher Education: Implications for the Education of Scientists and Engineers.- Section II: Current Trends in the Education of S&ES.- Contradictions and Complexity: International Comparisons in the Training of Foreign Scientists and Engineers.- Science and Engineering: Human Resource Needs in the Next Three Decades.- Structural Changes in the Japanese Supply/Employment Systems of Engineers: Are We Losing or Gaining?.- Educating and Training the U.S. Work Force for the Twenty-First Century.- Section III: The Flow of Information.- The Changing Patterns of International Collaboration in Universities.- National Security Information Controls in the United States: Implications for International Academic Science and Technology.- List of Contributors.- List of Participants.

ISBN: 9780792312819
ISBN-10: 0792312813
Series: NATO A S I SERIES SERIES D, BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 182
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.46