SENCER-ISE: A Conference to Create Partnerships betweeen Formal and Informal Science Educators to Advance STEM Learning through Civic Engagement

August 1st, 2010 - July 31st, 2012 | PROJECT

This conference proposal, organized by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, is convening professionals both in higher education and in informal science education, all of whom have done work or are seriously interested in the interface of science, society and civic engagement. The purpose of the conference is to build bridges between and explore new connections among these communities around their mutual interests in emerging educational practices that promote self-directed learning in STEM through connections with matters of civic consequence.

Project Website(s)

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Project Products

SENCER-ISE Conference: An Evaluation
2014 SENCER-ISE Poster
2012 SENCER-ISE Poster
Formative Evaluation: SENCER-ISE
Summative Evaluation: SENCER-ISE Project

Team Members

William Burns, Principal Investigator, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: AISL, CCLI-Type 2 (Expansion)
Award Number: 1001795
Funding Amount: $239,260


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Social science and psychology | Technology
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Conferences | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks