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  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Gail Wheatley, director of Electronic Education at COSI Columbus, discusses their successful distance-learning project. Wheatley describes the various offerings within the program. Wheatley also reflects on the keys to Electronic Education's success in the competitive distance learning field. ... »
  • Date: 08/28/2004
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    I intend to begin my presentation by providing an overview of what, actually, is a business model, followed by a focus on one aspect of that model, business strategies. The following is excerpted from my forthcoming book on new business models for museums (AltaMira Press). ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Land Information Access Association seeks funds to support planning activities related to "Listening to the River," a project that will ultimately result in a new model for engaging teens and adults in environmental activities that can be transferred to other community groups and institutions. This long-term project focuses on an ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will partner with The Exploratorium and with three smaller science museums that have strong connections to rural and Spanish-speaking populations in Texas: Discovery Science Place, Loredo Children's Museum, and Science Spectrum to develop TexNET, a four-year project modeled on the Exploratorium Network ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The Materials Research Society (MRS) contracted Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to evaluate a traveling exhibition developed by the Ontario Science Center, funded by the National Science Foundation. The evaluation documents the impact and effectiveness of the traveling exhibition and its associated Web site using timing and tracking ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Independent Production Fund is producing a three-part public television series focusing on the latest research in the science of music. The programs will explore how cutting-edge science is revealing new connections between music and the human mind and body, the natural world and the cosmos. The series will follow researchers from a variety of ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Temple University's "Sisters in Science in the Community (SISCOM)" is a constructivist-based, inclusive youth/community project targeting underrepresented urban middle and high school girls in grades 6-10 and their families; it supports inclusion of girls with disabilities. It engages girls and their parents in hands-on, inquiry-based sports ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Project Butterfly WINGS is a three-year project targeting 4th-8th grade participants in 13 Florida counties. This project includes the use of the 4-H network as a partner to recruit participants. It builds on the development of student-scientist partnerships to create an environment where information, data and ideas can be exchanged. This project ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Harvard Family Research Project's (HFRP) Issues and Opportunities in Out-of-School Time Evaluation briefs highlight current research and evaluation work in the out-of-school time field. These documents draw on HFRP's research work in out-of-school time to provide practitioners, funders, evaluators, and policymakers with information to help them in ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Summative
    Goodman Research Group, Inc. (GRG), a research firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts specializing in program evaluation, has been conducting external evaluation of ZOOM for WGBH-TV Boston since 1998. GRG's Season VI evaluation comprised a pilot test to investigate the effectiveness of the new online ZOOMSCITM TRAINING: LEARN TO LEAD SCIENCE ACTIVITIES ... »

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