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  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Public communication on health issues on the Internet is not only a matter of popularization of medical information. It deeply deals with narration, conversation and dialogue, which are typical values in the Web 2.0. This interview will emphasize that blogs, forums, wiki are new ways in which population has been reconstructing and integrating ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Eduard Kaeser has written an interesting and critical book that is concerned with the connections between science and everyday life. The conception of ‘pop science’ is introduced to characterize developments in science popularisation that are spectacular, superficial and potentially harmful to science-society relationships. The book is of special ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    A workshop on science journalism organised at SISSA of Trieste, Italy a few weeks ago outlined scenarios that should serve as a source for debate among professionals and scholars to grasp how information activities regarding science, medicine and technology will evolve in the next few years. It is a time of great uncertainty, yet a common path to ... »
  • Date: 12/14/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Science journalism usually focuses on achievements presented in scientific papers previously published in specialized journals. In this paper we argue that the Actor-Network Theory (ANT) can help to widen this approach and reduce the dependency on scientific papers, by valuing not only scientists, but also other actors, theirs motivations, ... »
  • Date: 12/02/2010
    Resource Category: Survey
    This instrument is for measuring the attitudes toward science in seventh- and eighth-grade students. The instrument can be used to investigate the relationship between science achievement and attitude toward science in school. ... »
  • Date: 12/02/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The tool assesses students’ metacognition, self-efficacy and constructivist science learning processes. ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    The Adult Child Interaction Inventory (ACII) was developed as part of a research to practice collaboration between the Boston Children’s Museum and Evergreene Research and Evaluation. Preschoolers, Parents, and Educators: Strategies to Support Early Science Literacy (PPE), funded by the National Science Foundation and led by Boston Children’s ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project will conduct a mapping study to describe the contexts, characteristics and practices of a national sample of science-focused Out-of-School Time (OST) programs. The study targets OST programs for middle- and high-school-aged youth, including after-school programs, camps, workshops, internships, and other models. While millions of ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This Handbook was developed to provide project directors and principal investigators working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) with a basic guide for evaluating NSF’s educational projects. It is aimed at people who need to learn more about both the value of evaluation and how to design and carry out an evaluation, rather than those who ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project will conduct a mapping study to describe the contexts, characteristics and practices of a national sample of science-focused Out-of-School Time (OST) programs and identify exemplar programs for further study. A Field Study will seek more detailed knowledge about these programs by interviewing participants, alumni, and other ... »

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