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  • Date: 01/24/2018
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    We explore the understudied role of program staff in an out-of-school time (OST) program at a large science museum, which may be especially relevant for supporting underrepresented minority (URM) youth’s interest in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) careers. Using a sequential explanatory mixed-method design, we surveyed 167 program ... »
  • Date: 05/23/2017
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This resource list was produced by the GENIAL (Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos) project, which convened Informal Science Learning (ISL) practitioners, community leaders, policymakers, researchers, and others focusing on generating engagement and new initiatives for Latinos. ... »
  • Date: 04/02/2017
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This document is a list of culturally responsive research resources developed by the Researching the Value of Educator Actions for Learning (REVEAL) project. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2017
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This document is a bibliography of resources related to museum business models, and is targeted toward museum management. ... »
  • 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: 06/21/2016
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    The purpose of this paper is to address the similarities and differences between science journalism and science communication . The ideas presented here are equally valid for print, television or multimedia platforms. The paper proceeds from the assumption that before investigating how science appears in the media it is important to first examine ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2016
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This review is a short synthesis of some of the literature around learning in adulthood, professional learning, professional learning frameworks, and models of professional learning frameworks. Its primary purpose is to inform the development of an interview protocol for the exploration of building a professional learning framework with a ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2016
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This review is a short synthesis of some of the literature around learning in adulthood, professional learning, professional learning frameworks, and models of professional learning frameworks. Its primary purpose is to inform the development of an interview protocol for the exploration of building a professional learning framework with a ... »
  • Date: 05/16/2016
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This document contains the appendices and literature review from the report "Art+Science: Broadening Youth Participation in STEM Learning." It includes assessment tools used during the project. ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2016
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    Given the importance of learning to economic and life success, this review seeks to broaden the conception of learning beyond traditional formal education. Learning occurs every day in many ways and in a range of settings. This broad scope of learning--termed "informal learning"--is increasingly important in the rapidly changing knowledge economy ... »

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