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  • Date: 07/15/2002
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    The Research Centre for Museums and Galleries in the Department of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester was commissioned by Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries to research ways of defining and assessing the learning outcomes in museums, archives and libraries. This paper is intended to provide the context for the ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    How can you carve out a museum space that’s less authoritative? And how you can make work that is smaller, more intimate in that same space? Kio Stark and Mark Allen discuss Machine Project, the Echo Park, Los Angeles exhibiting space that doubles as an interactive setting, an alternative performance venue, and an active agent in creating events ... »
  • Date: 12/01/1983
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    An article looking at field trip data from the National Museum of Natural History in New Delhi, India. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2000
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Carolyn Sutterfield, ASTC editor, and Sally Middlebrooks, director of education projects at ASTC, examine professional development for science center professionals. Sutterfield and Middlebrooks analyze research on successful adult learning to better understand what professionals need/want and what are the best ways to foster this ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    After the first paradigm shift from the deficit model to two-way communication, the field of science communication is in need of a second paradigm shift. This second shift sees communication as an inherently distributed element in the socio-technical system of science and technology development. Science communication is understood both from a ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2010
    Resource Category: Research Products
    Collaboration efforts between educator preparation programs and children's science museums are important in assisting elementary pre-service teachers connect the theory they have learned in their classrooms with the actual practice of teaching. Elementary pre-service teachers must not only learn the science content, but how to effectively deliver ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2015
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The executive director of the Robert Bowne Foundation reflects on its decades of support for youth development programs. ... »
  • Date: 09/15/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Science Education Department of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics will produce and evaluate a pilot for a series of after school television program targeted at youth aged 9 -12. The series, which is based on the research into children's misperceptions about science conducted by the applicant, will help viewers make sense of often ... »
  • Date: 09/21/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Recent data delivered by Eurobarometer show how Europeans tend not to perceive science and technology as important factors for the Europe’s future. While showing the scarce development of scientific culture in Europe, these data allow to understand how science and technology are exposed to risk of social marginalization, notwithstanding the ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jennifer Zoffel, program administrator for the Noyce Leadership Institute, examines the three key components of the Noyce Leadership Fellows program that are designed to help science center leaders better engage the public in science learning. These key elements include self-assessment and pushing personal boundaries, ... »