Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2011
Index of content:
7(2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3618726View Description Hide Description
A past Acoustical Society of America member shares her stories and perspectives on developing federal policies for science and inserting science into the broader policy‐making process.
7(2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3618723View Description Hide Description
The author recounts some of his experiences as a Jefferson Science Fellow with the aim to make members of the Acoustical Society of America aware of the range of opportunities for them to participate in policymaking by bringing their scientific and engineering expertise, as well as their experiences as independent investigators and communicators with teaching and writing skills, to issues that are unrelated to acoustics.
7(2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3618724View Description Hide Description
The author writes about his experiences as a Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow and as a Science and Technology Policy Fellow in the U.S. Department of State with the aim to convey the importance for scientists and engineers to engage in policy.
7(2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3618725View Description Hide Description
This article describes the author's participation in the revision of the “science standards” that specify what every student in New Mexico should know about science and how this resulted in a conflict which revolved around an interesting question—who or what determines the material that is taught in high‐school science classes.