Principal Investigator's Guide: Managing Evaluation in Informal STEM Education Projects (PI Guide)

Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Resource Type:
Report | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Public Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Exhibitions
Audience: 
Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists | Evaluators
Discipline: 
Education and learning science
Organization:
Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education, Cornell University, Great Lakes Science Center, Education Development Center, Hellenga Consulting, University of Washington, Marcussen & Associates, Institute for Learning Innovation, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, TASC, Audience Viewpoints Consulting
Description or Abstract: 
The Principal Investigator's Guide: Managing Evaluation in Informal STEM Education Projects (PI Guide) is designed to help principal investigators and other leaders of informal STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education projects integrate evaluation into all phases of project design, development, and implementation. Such projects include exhibits, media projects, websites, community science projects, afterschool programs, festivals, family activities, online games, citizen science projects, and other efforts to help people learn about science in the course of their everyday lives.

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