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  • Date: 12/14/2016
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    Science and technology are embedded in virtually every aspect of modern life. As a result, people face an increasing need to integrate information from science with their personal values and other considerations as they make important life decisions about medical care, the safety of foods, what to do about climate change, and many other issues. ... »
  • Date: 07/14/2016
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With support from the National Science Foundation’s Science Learning+ initiative, Twin Cities Public Television (TPT), in St. Paul, MN, in collaboration with a team of researchers in the US and the UK organized a workshop with the title Affinity Spaces for Informal Science Learning: Developing a Research Agenda. Our goal was to develop and refine ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2016
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    This Learning Research Agenda was collaboratively developed by the Museum, King's College London, the University of Bristol, and other UK and overseas contributors. It provides a conceptual map of learning in natural history institutions while considering the the complexity of practice. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    This Research & Practice Agenda is a synthesis of findings from the Youth Access & Equity in Informal Science Learning (ISL) partnership, a UK-US researcher-practitioner project, funded by the Science Learning+ Initiative. Activities included a survey administered in the UK and US with 134 ISL researchers and/or practitioners; workshops ... »
  • Date: 07/08/2015
    Resource Category: Report
    This report is a product of the Setting the Agenda for Giant Screen Research Workshop held October 18, 2013 in Albuquerque, NM, which grew out of many years of discussions about the potential of the giant screen (GS) format to educate, engage and entertain, and in response to the multiple calls for research on GS films. Over the course of one day ... »
  • Date: 01/15/2015
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) is pleased to circulate the Learning Value of Children’s Museums Research Agenda. While this document is called a research agenda, if you prefer to think of it as roadmap or a framework for research, please do so. What it’s called is of less importance than what it represents: the summary of a field-wide ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2013
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    Children's museums represent one of the fastest growing segments of the museum community; however, the evidence base to demonstrate the learning value of these institutions has not kept pace. With funding from the Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS), the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the University of Washington’s ... »