Raizen, Senta A.
RAIZEN, Senta A.
RAIZEN, Senta A. American (born Austria), b. 1924. Genres: Education. Career: Sun Oil Co., Norwood, PA, research chemist, 1945-48; freelance literature chemist, 1948-60; National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, research assistant in chemistry, 1960-62, study director, 1980-88; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, assistant to associate program director, 1962-69, special assistant to the assistant director for education, 1969-71; National Institute of Education, Washington, DC, member of planning unit special detail, 1971-72, associate director, 1974-78, acting deputy director, 1977; Rand Corp., Washington, DC, senior researcher, 1972-74; independent consultant, 1978-80; National Center for Improving Science Education, Washington, DC, director, 1988-. Publications: Reforming Education for Work, 1989; (with others) The High Stakes of High School Science, 1991. MONOGRAPHS: The Quality of Research in Science, 1982; Science and Mathematics in the Schools, 1982; Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, 1985; Interdisciplinary Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, 1987; (with others) Assessment in Elementary School Science Education, 1989; (with others) Assessment in Science Education: The Middle Years, 1990. EDITOR: (with P.H. Rossi) Program Evaluation in Education (monograph), 1981; (with L.V. Jones) Indicators of Precollege Education in Science and Mathematics (monograph), 1985; (with R.J. Murnane) Improving Indicators of the Quality of Science and Mathematics Education in Grades K-12 (monograph), 1988; (with A. Michelsohn) The Future of Science in Elementary Schools, 1994. Contributor to books and education journals. Address: National Center for Improving Science Education, 1726 M St NW Ste 704, Washington, DC 20036-4502, U.S.A.