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  • Date: 07/19/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2018 Visitor Studies Association Conference. iSWOOP is a multi-year, multi-focus project, bringing national park-based research to visitors through innovative scientist-park ranger collaborations. As part of this study, researchers at the Institute for Learning Innovation set out to understand how visitor interests ... »
  • Date: 03/12/2019
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Fostering interest in science is critical for broadening engagement with science topics, careers, and hobbies. Research suggests that these interests begin to form as early as preschool and have long-term implications for participation and learning. However, scholars have only speculated on the processes that shape interest development at this age ... »
  • Date: 03/05/2019
    Resource Category: Summative
    The STAR Library Network Phase 2 ( STAR Net ) brings inquiry-based STEM learning experiences to public libraries through six traveling exhibits, training for library staff and associated programming for library patrons, and a virtual community of practice for library staff and others interested in bringing STEM programming to libraries . In 2014, ... »
  • Date: 03/05/2019
    Resource Category: Summative
    The STAR Library Network Phase 2 ( STAR Net ) brings inquiry-based STEM learning experiences to public libraries through six traveling exhibits, training for library staff and associated programming for library patrons, and a virtual community of practice for library staff and others interested in bringing STEM programming to libraries . In 2014, ... »
  • Date: 02/21/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2019 AISL PI Meeting, and describes the evaluation of the STEM Scouts program. ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2019
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Outreach activities at the interface of science and art present a unique opportunity to connect and engage with “latently interested” publics who do not otherwise take part in science activities like visiting science museums. In this paper, the authors present “Guerilla Science” as one model that supports the hypothesis that well-designed science ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster, which was presented in Alexandria, VA at the CAISE AISL PI meeting in February 2019, summarizes the Remake Making professional development program for makerspace facilitation. ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2019
    Resource Category: Report
    This document provides an overview of the STEM Ambassador Program and accomplishments from the project's first three years. ... »
  • Date: 02/12/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This is a poster presented at the 2019 AISL PI meeting, charged with coming up with discussion questions for attendees. Our question is about the next steps for a longitudinal study that is nearing the end of its initial phase. ... »
  • Date: 02/12/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The project asks, “What are the real outcomes of the zoo or aquarium enterprise, both as a visitor destination and as a public voice in public media?” and has the following three aims: To understand how visitor goals and behavior impact learning. To understand how the conservation education agenda of most Z/As interlaces with those goals. To ... »

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