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  • Investigating the Implementation of the Be A Scientist! Project in New York City and Los Angeles - Summative Evaluation
    Date: 09/01/2015
    Resource Category: Summative
    Beginning in autumn 2011, Education Development Center’s Center for Children and Technology (EDC|CCT) worked closely with Iridescent to evaluate the impact of its Family Science after-school program on its participants and partners.1 Between September 2011 and April 2015, Iridescent held six series of five-week programs in New York and Los Angeles ... »
  • Evaluation of a Training in Science Education Outreach Course Summary
    Date: 04/21/2015
    Resource Category: Summative
    As interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grows (Olson & Riordan, 2012), the need for professionals to clearly communicate sophisticated concepts associated with these areas also increases (Fischoff & Scheufele, 2013). This evaluation focuses on a 3 credit university course “Training in Science ... »
  • CSMC-OMSI Partnership for Public Engagement Final Report
    Date: 09/01/2012
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    The CSMC-OMSI Partnership for Public Engagement (COPPE) project was developed to establish a strong and long-lasting partnership between the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC) and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Through participation in this project, COPPE researchers and OMSI educators sought a deeper ... »
  • Fusion Science Theater: An Innovative Model to Sow and Grow The Seeds of STEM Through Community-Based Science Theater
    Date: 10/23/2010
    Resource Category: Summative
    The attached document describes the results of evaluation of affective and cognitive impact of the Fusion Science Theater show model. Affective gains were measured by post-show questionnaires and cognitive gains were measured by having audience members vote for their prediction to the investigation question before and after the "lesson" of the ... »
  • Sharing Science Workshops for Graduate Students, Fall 2009
    Date: 06/01/2010
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Museum of Science partnered with the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing to create a sequence of professional development experiences in science communication and hands-on learning for graduate students and post-docs. The Sharing Science Workshops were intended to help graduate students who work with the CHN program to improve their ... »