Design Squad: Final Evaluation Report Executive Summary

October 1st, 2007 | EVALUATION

Goodman Research Group, Inc. conducted a comprehensive multi-method external evaluation of the first season of the Design Squad TV series and outreach initiative. The broad evaluation goals were to: assess the extent to which children's knowledge, interest, and awareness of engineering increased as a result of watching the Design Squad series, document the implementation of community events resulting form the November 2006 Engineering Summit, and assess the effectiveness of the Afterschool Educators Guide with leaders and students.



Team Members

Peggy Vaughan, Evaluator, Goodman Research Group, Inc.
Emilee Pressman, Evaluator, Goodman Research Group, Inc.
Irene Goodman, Evaluator, Goodman Research Group, Inc.
WGBH, Contributor


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: AISL
Award Number: 0515526
Funding Amount: 2649999

Related URLs
Design Squad: Season One


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Engineering
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Broadcast Media | Community Outreach Programs | Conferences | Media and Technology | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Public Programs