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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: 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: Report
    This document provides an overview of the STEM Ambassador Program and accomplishments from the project's first three years. ... »
  • Date: 02/13/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry project is a design-based research study creating both chemistry hands-on activities and a theoretical framework about strategies that promote increases in public interest, understandings of relevance, and feelings of self-efficacy about chemistry. This poster, which was presented at the 2019 NSF AISL ... »
  • Date: 02/12/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster shares an example of how the project team for the Developing Guidelines for Designing Challenging and Rewarding Interactive Science Exhibits has been applied design principles to support the emotional state of productive struggle in an interactive science museum exhibit. It discusses the three stages of productive struggle (emotional ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This is the STEM Ambassador Program poster presented at 2019 NSF AISL PI Meeting. The STEM Ambassador Program guides scientists to engage outside traditional informal STEM education (ISE) venues to connect to those who cannot or do not access science in traditional ways. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This was the poster displayed at the NSF AISL PI Conference in Alexandria, VA, in February of 2019. Other materials included draft scripts, suggested findings, and VISTA props and stickers that are part of the game/show. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    U!Scientist is an in-gallery touch table adaptation of the popular online citizen science project Galaxy Zoo. Taking advantage of the social opportunities in a museum setting, the project aims not only to enhance visitors’ science self-efficacy but also to encourage visitors to discuss their choices with friends and family. This poster was ... »
  • Date: 02/10/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This workshop series, convened by the Kavli, Rita Allen, Packard and Moore Foundations, was intended to view the entire system of people who support scientists’ engagement and communication efforts in order to explore how this system can be most effective and sustainable. The discussions examined where this system is thriving, the limits people ... »
  • Date: 02/09/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster will be presented at the 2019 NSF AISL PI Meeting to represent the Playbook resource arising from the Collaborative Project Management (CoPM) Institute. The Institute will be held February 13 through 15, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. The Institute will bring together ten collaborative project leaders (28 participants from 20 ... »

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