Summary and Critique of Selected Evaluations of NASA Educational Programs

January 1st, 2006 | RESEARCH

This paper presents a summary of each of 10 evaluations conducted of NASA educational programs. The paper begins with a table outlining the titles of the evaluations and who conducted them, the date of the report, the evaluation questions, the evaluation design or methods and brief comments on the quality of each report. After the table each report is considered in more depth through an overview of what the evaluation included as well as a critique of the evaluation questions, methods and findings. The paper concludes with an overall commentary on the set of evaluations.



Team Members

Frances Lawrenz, Author, University of Minnesota


Audience: Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | Nature of science
Resource Type: Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Media and Technology | Museum and Science Center Programs | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Public Events and Festivals | Public Programs | Resource Centers and Networks