David E. Drew  
 

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Science Policy, Technology Development, and Economic Growth

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • On the Allocation of Federal Funds for Science Education. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 5, No. 1. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1970, 44 pages)
  • Science Development: An Evaluation Study. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1975, 182 pages. (Portions reprinted in the companion volume: Science Development, University
  • Development and the Federal Government, Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1975, 48 pages.)
  • Evaluation Design for the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, prepared for National Science Foundation, 1979 (senior author).
  • Evaluating the Scientific Quality of Appropriate Technology, prepared for National Science Foundation, October, 1980 (senior author).
  • EPSCOR Evaluation Redux, prepared for National Science Foundation, 1985.
  • Strengthening the Coverage of Third World Science. Report of the International Task Force for Assessing the Scientific Output of the Third World, Eugene, Oregon, February, 1986, 16 pages, (co-author).
  • STEM the Tide: Reforming Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education in America, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011

Articles and Reviews

  • Review of The National Science Board's Science Indicators 1976 in 4S, the publication of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Winter 1979), pp. 24-34.
  • "Appropriate Technology." U.S. International Communication Agency, February, 1980.
  • "University Research and Economic Growth." United States Information Agency, June, 1988.
  • "Preserving America's Scientific Preeminence." Testimony for field hearings on Math, Science, Engineering, and Education held by Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, United States House of Representatives, May, 1989. Page 5

Graduate Education: University Management, Research Productivity

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • As Others See Us: Three Key Publics Assess West Virginia University. Monograph prepared for the West Virginia University Foundation, Inc., 1972, 177 pages (co-author).
  • Evaluating Science Departments: A New Index. The Rand Corporation, P-5521 (October, 1975), 37 pages (senior author).
  • Excellence and Equity in University Science, prepared for National Science Foundation, January, 1983, 326 pages.
  • Strengthening Academic Science. New York: Praeger, 1985, 283 pages.
  • Realizing the Promise: Guidelines for CGS's Fourth Phase. Report of the Strategic Planning Committee, Claremont, CA, September, 1989, 96 pages, (co-author).
  • Evaluating the Alliance for Minority Participation Program, prepared for National Science Foundation, December, 1992.
  • What They Didn‟t Teach You in Graduate School, Sterling, Virginia: Stylus, 2008, 147 pages, (co-author).

Articles and Reviews

  • "Recommended Reading for College Presidents," Change, Vol. 12, No. 5 (July-August 1980)pp. 33-38 (co-author).
  • "Ranking Academic Departments: Empirical Findings and a Theoretical Perspective," Research in Higher Education, Vol. 14, No. 4, 1981 (senior author).
  • Review of William Zumeta's Extending the Educational Ladder: The Changing Quality and Value of Postdoctoral Study, Scientometrics, 11, 1986.
  • "Fanciest Science Not Done in the Finest Universities," Los Angeles Times, October 18, 1987 (reprinted, sometimes under a different title, in The Hartford Courant, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and elsewhere).
  • "Some Hints for Finding and Holding Your First Non-academic Job," Operations Research/Management Science Today, Vol. 17, No. 3, (June, 1990), pp. 22-26 (co-author).
  • “Academic‟s Glass Ceiling: IHEs Must Work Harder to Reverse Prejudiced Beliefs About the Male/Female Achievement Gap.” University Business, March, 2005.
  • What They Didn‟t Teach You in Graduate School I: Completing Graduate School and Securing
    Page 7
  • Your First Job,” Inside Higher Education, November 30, 2005, (co-author).
  • “What They Didn‟t Teach You in Graduate School II: Teaching, Service, Research, and Grantsmanship,” Inside Higher Education, December 8, 2005, (senior author).
  • “What They Didn‟t Teach You in Graduate School III: Tenure, Rank, and Working with Department Chairs,” Inside Higher Education, December 28, 2005, (co-author).
  • “What They Didn‟t Teach You in Graduate School IV: Life as an Academic,” Inside Higher Education, January 13, 2006, (senior author).
  • “What They Didn‟t Teach You in Graduate School,” Chronicle of Higher Education,
    April 25, 2008, p. 26 (Back Page),(co-author)
  • “On the Journal Impact Factor: A Historical Perspective,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 25, pp. 177-182, July, 2009.

Undergraduate Education

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • The Impact of Reference Groups on the Several Dimensions of Competence in the Undergraduate Experience. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University, 1969, 134 pages.
  • A Profile of the Jewish Freshman. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 5, No. 4. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1970, 53 pages.
  • National Norms for Entering College Freshmen—Fall 1969. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 4, No. 7. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1969, 92 pages (co-author).
  • National Norms for Entering College Freshmen--Fall 1970. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 5, No. 6. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1970, 100 pages (co-authored).
  • The First Year of College: A Follow-up Normative Report. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 5, No. 1. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1970, 72 pages (co-author).
  • A Study of the NSF College Science Improvement Program. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 6, No. 6. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1971, 37 pages.
  • The American Freshman: National Norms--Fall 1971. ACE Research Reports, Vol.6, No. 6. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1971, 108 pages (co-author).
  • The American Freshman: National Norms for Fall 1972. , ACE Research Reports, Vol. 7, No. 5. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1972, 106 pages (co-author).
  • The Vietnam-Era Veteran Enters College. ACE Research Reports, Vol. 7, No. 4. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 1972, 55 pages (senior author).
  • Competency, Careers and College. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1978, 114 pages (editor).
  • Increasing Student Development Options in College. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1978, 106 pages (editor).
  • A Profile of the Jewish Freshmen: 1980. Higher Education Research Institute, 1981, 111 pages (senior author).
  • After College: A Longitudinal Study of Jewish and Non-Jewish Young Adults. Prepared for the American Jewish Committee, August, 1982 (senior author).
  • Long-term Effectiveness of the Calculus Workshop Model. A Report Prepared for Presentation
    Page 10 to the National Science Foundation, April, 1992 (co-authored).
  • Evaluation of the Undergraduate Reform Initiative, prepared for the California State University, Fullerton, December, 2000.
  • Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation Review Panel Report, 1996-2009, (co-author).
  • Evaluation Team Site Visit Report. Houston Alliance for Minority Participation, 2001-2009, (co-author).
  • Evaluating Systematic Learning Objectives in California Community Colleges, Final Report of the WASC Evaluation Review Committee, Oakland, Ca., 2007.
  • Evaluation of the Texas Southern University Science and Technology Enhancement Progam, 2009, (senior author)
  • Evaluation of the Claremont Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence Initiative: Year One, 2008, (co-author).
  • Evaluation of the Claremont Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence Initiative: Longitudinal Findings, 2009, (co-author).

Articles and Reviews

  • "Jewish Students Today: Radical or Conservative?" Transaction, Vol. 8, No. 12 (October, 1971), pp. 45-48. (Reprinted in Campus Power Struggles, second edition, 1973.)
  • "Undergraduate Aspirations: A Test of Several Theories," American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 77 (May, 1972), pp. 1151-1164 (senior author)
  • "A Study of the Aspirations of Women Students," meeting of interdisciplinary research group of the Panel on the Benefits of Higher Education, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January, 1973 (co-author)
  • "The College Science Improvement Program: An Empirical Evaluation," Research in Higher Education, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1974), pp. 25-43
  • "Competency and the College Curriculum," U.S. International Communication Agency, December, 1978
  • "Introduction" (Chapter 1, co-author) and "How Undergraduates Experience Science Education," (Chapter 8) in Astin, A. W. and Astin, H. S. Undergraduate Science Education: The Impact of Different College Environments on the Educational Pipeline in the Sciences. A report to the National Science Foundation. Higher Education Research Institute, University of California-Los Angeles, 1992 Page 11
  • "Opening the Gates: Increasing Minority Students' Success in Calculus," in J. Gainen and E. Willemson (eds.) New Directions for Teaching and Learning, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995 (co-authored)
  • “Bank on What College Delivers, Not on What „Apprentice‟ Presents,” distributed on the Knight Ridder network and appeared in about a dozen newspapers, including the Detroit Free Press and the Las Vegas Review Journal, March 24, 2005
  • “Academia‟s Glass Ceiling: IHEs Must Work Harder to Reverse Prejudiced Beliefs About the Male/Female Achievement Gap,” University Business, March 2005
  • Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS): An introductory biology, chemistry, and physics course. Journal of Chemical Education, 86(11), 1295-1299 (co-authored)

K-12 Education

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • Aptitude Revisited: Rethinking Math and Science Education For America's Next Century. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1996), 275 pages
  • (Also excerpted in the Journal of Science Education and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1998.)
    95. Evaluation of Project LEARN, Technical Report Prepared for the UCLA School Management Program, April, 1998 (co-author)
  • The Effects of Elementary School Achievement on High Stakes Test Performance in High School, Technical Report prepared for the Los Angeles Unified School District, April, 2005 (co-author)

Articles and Reviews

  • Review of Christopher Jencks' Inequality: A Reassessment of the Effects of Family and Schooling in America, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. III, No. 31, (May 7, 1973), p. 9.
  • "The Implications of Inequality for Higher Education," RANN Project Report, American Council on Education (June 1973), 13 pages.
  • “Trends in U.S. Science Education," U.S. International Communication Agency (April, 1979)
  • "Innovation in American Education," U.S. International Communication Agency (August, 1980).
  • "Sociology, Education and Equal Opportunity," U.S. International Communication Agency (June, 1980). (Also published in America Illustrated in 1981.)
  • "Industry's Move Into Education," United States Information Agency, June, 1985.
  • "Mathematics, Science, and Urban Education," in S.W. Rothstein (ed.), Handbook of Schooling in Urban America. Praeger/Greenwood Press, 1993, pp. 297-315.
  • "Class, Race, and Science Education," in S.W. Rothstein (ed.), Class, Culture, and Race in American Schools: A Handbook. Praeger/Greenwood Press, 1995, pp. 55-72.
  • "Rethinking the Aptitude Excuse," The Los Angeles Times, August 20, 1996, p. B7.
    Page 14
  • "America's Wasted Talent: A Karplus Lecture," Journal of Science Education and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1998.
  • “Tell Students: Yes, You Can,” Op-Ed article, USA Today, 2/7/01.
  • “Five Things Most People Believe About American Education That Are Wrong,” The CGU Flame, Claremont, CA, Spring, 2004.
  • “Three Flaws in the Education System and How to Fix Them,” The Claremont Letter, October, 2005.
  • “Students Need Good Teachers More Than Tests,” Los Angeles Times Education Blog, October 23, 2008.

Public Health Research

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • The Effects of Federal Funds Upon Selected Health-Related Disciplines, prepared for the White House, Santa Monica, CA: The Rand Corporation, R-1944-PBRP, 1976, 42 pages (senior author).
  • Algorithms for Health Planners: Vol. 1, An Overview. Santa Monica, CA: The Rand Corporation, R-2215/1-HEW, August 1977, 34 pages (co-author).
  • Algorithms for Health Planners: Vol. 6, Hypertension. Santa Monica, CA: The Rand Corporation, R2214/76-HEW, August 1977, 73 pages (senior author).

Articles and Reviews

  • "Undergraduates Planning a Career in Medicine," Report of the Ninth Annual Conference on Research on Medical Education, Washington: Association of American Medical Colleges, 1970. (Abstract of the above paper published in Journal of Medical Education, October, 1979).
  • "Nonverbal Communication Signals in Behavior-Disordered and Non-Disordered LD Boys and NLD Boys," in Learning Disability Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 1, Winter, 1983 (co-author).
  • "Institutional and Faculty Influences on the Reputation of Doctoral Granting Programs in Special Education," Journal of Special Education, Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring, 1993 (co-author).
  • “Improving Examination Performance Using Exam Analysis,” in Journal of Nursing
    Education, Vol. 34, No. 6, September, 1995.

Social, Economic, and Political Trends

Articles and Reviews

  • “California Far From Unique,” Providence Journal, October 3, 2003.“Governor‟s Mentoring Machinery,” Sacramento Bee, June 12, 2005.
  • “Getting Grounded in the Post Hometown World,” Christian Science Monitor, August 5, 2005, (co-author, reprinted in a number of newspapers, including publications in Taiwan and the Vatican).
  • “Too Many Options Dilute Shared Experience,” Christian Science Monitor, March 6, 2006, (senior author, reprinted in a number of newspapers)
  • “Will Another White Male Be Elected President in 2008?” Christian Science Monitor, January 5, 2007, (senior author, reprinted in a number of newspapers)
  • “Presidential Quiz,” Christian Science Monitor, January 5, 2007, (senior author, reprinted in a number of newspapers)
  • “Lunch With Peter,” A reflective essay to be published in a forthcoming book about Peter Drucker, edited by Joseph Maciariello.

Evaluation Techniques and the Policy Research Process

Articles and Reviews

  • "The Potential Impact of Longitudinal Research on Decision-Making in Higher Education," Journal of Educational Data Processing (Winter 1971-72), pp. 30-35.
  • Review of Andrew Levison's "The Blue-Collar Majority," Washington Post Outlook Section (September 29, 1974), p. C5.
  • "Policy Research and Social Scientists," The National Observer (May 16, 1977), p. 12.
  • "Assessing the Value of Learning," in D. Drew (ed.), Competency, Careers and College. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1978.
  • “Using Research to Improve the Undergraduate Experience," in D. Drew (ed.), Increasing Student Development Options in College. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1978.
  • "Evaluation: A New Discipline," U.S. International Communication Agency (April 1979).
  • "Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Contribution of Research on Higher Education," Change, Vol. 18, No. 4, (July/August, 1986), pp. 7-10.

Analytical Models, Statistical Methods, and Data Quality

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • Assessing the Quality of National Data About Academic Scientists. Prepared for National Science Foundation, June, 1988, 108 pages (senior author).

Articles and Reviews

  • "Data Banks in the United States: Post-secondary Education," XXVI ESOMAR/ WAPOR Congress, Budapest, Hungary, September, 1973.
  • Review of William H. Weber's Socioeconomic Methods in Educational Analysis, Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 6, No. 1 (January, 1977), pp. 1234-1250.
  • "Needed: Better Data About Academic Science," Science, Vol. 200 (1978), p. 385.
  • "Advanced Ocularmetrics: Graphing Multiple Time Series Residual Data," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring, 1983, pp. 97-105.

Information Systems, Computers and Technology

Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • Computer Aptitude, Interest and Literacy Profile, a psychometric instrument published by Pro-Ed (Austin, TX), 1984. A book-length manual accompanies this test. (co-author).

Articles and Reviews

  • Review of John G. Kemeny's Man and the Computer, Educational Record (Spring, 1973), pp. 167-168.
  • "Graduate Education and the Computer Revolution," CGS News, Vol. 54, No. 5, Fall, 1982, p. 5.
  • "Choosing the Computer Elite," United Press International, May, 1984.
  • "Is There an Aptitude for Learning about Computers?" Claremont Reading Conference Yearbook, Claremont, CA, 1985 (co-author).
  • "Why Don't All Professors Use Computers?" Academic Computing, Vol. 4, No. 2 (October, 1989), pp. 12-14, 58-60.
  • “ScienceMaps: An Online Resource Portal for Standards-Based Science Instruction Using Geographic Information System Technolgy, in Emerging Spatial Information Systems and Applications, 2007 (co-author).