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  • Formative Evaluation of Ironbound Films Informal Science Education Project: The Anthropologist
    Date: 10/20/2016
    Resource Category: Formative
    From October 2015 to July 2016, Smart Start Evaluation & Research conducted a formative evaluation of a full-length film festival cut of the film The Anthropologist in order to provide feedback that improves decision-making capacity for the film’s final edit, production design, and distribution strategies in line with the project’s goals (see ... »
  • The Special Challenge of Exhibits on Evolution
    Date: 10/15/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Special Challenge of Exhibits on Evolution is a summative report that reviews published research on how visitors to science and natural history museums perceive evolution and exhibits on evolution. ... »
  • InformalScience.org User Study
    Date: 10/15/2016
    Resource Category: Audience Study
    InformalScience.org is an online collection of resources designed to serve a broad community of professionals whose work relates to informal education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Funded by the National Science Foundation and managed by the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE), InformalScience hosts ... »
  • Marcellus Matters: EASE Overall Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 10/07/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    Summative evaluation of the Marcellus Matters: EASE project. Marcellus Matters: Engaging Adults in Science and Energy (EASE) was a program of Penn State University’s Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research (MCOR), in collaboration with other experts across the university. The first year of program activities took place in 2012, and the project ... »
  • Exploration for All: Autism Early Open Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 10/01/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    Support from Safeco Insurance has enabled Pacific Science Center to open early from 8 – 10 a.m. and provide free entry for families affected by autism spectrum disorder. During the event, accommodations are made for sensory-sensitive guests, including softened general lighting and decreased noise level and visual stimulation on interactive ... »
  • Let's Talk: A Meta-Conversation about Dialogue Evaluation
    Date: 10/01/2016
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The Let’s Talk project examined what we know and don’t know about dialogue-based programs in museums. Through research, a symposium and an experimental graduate course, the project created a set of priorities and resources for moving dialogue work forward, developed new relationships across STEM based and cultural based museums and prepared a pool ... »
  • Developing a Citizen Science Model to Engage Members of Underrepresented Minority Groups Exploratory Study Final Report
    Date: 10/01/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    While interest in citizen science as an avenue for increasing scientific engagement and literacy has been increasing, understanding how to effectively engage underrepresented minorities (URMs) in these projects remains a challenge. Based on the research literature on strategies for engaging URMs in STEM activities and the project team’s extensive ... »
  • Marcellus Matters: EASE - Marcellus Citizen Science Network
    Date: 09/30/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    Summative evaluation of one of four pieces of the Marcellus Matters: EASE project. This study examined the effectiveness of a program developed to immerse adult learners in the processes of scientific research by teaching participants to locate and report orphan and abandoned natural gas wells. ... »
  • Marcellus Matters: EASE - Community Science Volunteers Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 09/30/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    Summative evaluation of one of four pieces of the Marcellus Matters: EASE project. This study examined the effectiveness of a ten-week adult/community education program about topics related to natural gas development. ... »
  • Marcellus Matters: EASE - Community Conversations Summative Report
    Date: 09/30/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    Summative evaluation of one of four pieces of the Marcellus Matters: EASE project. Formative evaluation of one of four pieces of the Marcellus Matters: EASE project. This study examined how effective a series of "Community Conversations" theater and dialogue/discussion events was at a) communicating natural gas development-related science content ... »

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