Needs Assessment Protocol: STS Science Cafes

April 13th, 2017 | EVALUATION

This is the protocol for a research project to assess the wants and needs of adults in underserved STEM learning communities -- in our case, the Richmond, VA African American community -- towards the goal of using a community-university partnership to staging STS science cafes that respond to these wants and needs.



Team Members

Fatima Carson, Author, Rockman et al.
Kristin Bass, Contributor, Rockman et al.
Karen Rader, Contributor, VCU
Cynthia Gibbs, Contributor, Science Pub RVA


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: AISL
Award Number: 1611953

Related URLs

Science Cafes: Modeling and Assessing a Structured Adult Informal Science Education Program


Access and Inclusion: Black | African American Communities | Ethnic | Racial | Urban
Audience: Adults | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: General STEM
Resource Type: Observation Protocol | Research and Evaluation Instruments
Environment Type: Public Events and Festivals | Public Programs