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  • SCC-RCN: Polycentric Development Toward the Vision of 21st Century Main Street in Virginia
    Date: 09/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Cities and communities in the U.S. and around the world are entering a new era of transformational change, in which their inhabitants and the surrounding built and natural environments are increasingly connected by smart technologies, leading to new opportunities for innovation, improved services, and enhanced quality of life. The Smart and ... »
  • Weather and Climate in the Newsroom: Expanding the Climate Matters Network and Its Science Communication Research
    Date: 09/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Over the seven years prior to this award, the principal investigator from George Mason University and a national team of scientists, professional societies, science communication researchers, and broadcast meteorologists have been engaged in an effort to include in TV and other weather broadcasts information about current research on the ... »
  • CADRE Early Career Guide: Tips for Early Career STEM Education Researchers
    Date: 08/08/2017
    Resource Category: Report
    The CADRE Early Career Guide offers advice from experienced DR K-12 awardees on becoming a successful researcher in the field of STEM education. The guide also profiles a support program, the CADRE Fellows, for doctoral students in STEM education research. ... »
  • Workshop: Integrating the natural and social sciences and the arts to foster public engagement with issues of community sustainability
    Date: 08/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, in collaboration with EcoArts Connections and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), is conducting an initial planning workshop and related activities which will be the first of three stepwise convenings over the next two or three years to ... »
  • How Can an Evaluation Advisory Committee Benefit a Project? The NISE Network Example (2017)
    Date: 06/30/2017
    Resource Category: Research Case Study
    If your project, large or small, needs an external review panel or evaluation advisory committee to help oversee the extent to which project impacts were achieved, one option is to create an Evaluation Committee of Visitors (COV). A COV is commonly used when a project team wants to ensure a consistent outsider lens and broader perspective. As an ... »
  • NISE Net Years 6‐10 Evaluation Summary
    Date: 06/23/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    The purpose of this report is to summarize the findings from the Years 6-10 (2010-2015) Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) summative evaluation studies and to discuss factors that contributed to the achievement of NISE Net’s goals. The report centers on summative evaluation findings, while also including major project output ... »
  • Art of Science Learning, Phase 2—External Evaluation Final Report from a Summative Study of Impact
    Date: 06/21/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Art of Science Learning, Phase 2 was an NSF-funded research and development project to investigate the value of incorporating arts-based learning techniques in STEM-related group innovation processes. The project team created a new, arts-infused innovation curriculum in consultation with leading national practitioners in the arts, creativity, ... »
  • Creating an Early Childhood STEM Ecosystem
    Date: 05/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This one-year Collaborative Planning project seeks to bring together an interdisciplinary planning team of informal and formal STEM educators, researchers, scientists, community, and policy experts to identify the elements, activities, and community relationships necessary to cultivate and sustain a thriving regional early childhood (ages 3-6) ... »
  • Collaborative Research: Grounding Institutional Partnerships in Structures for Broader Impacts Design
    Date: 03/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    As higher education institutions (HEIs) work to enhance Broader Impacts (BI) efforts, collaborations with informal science education institutions (ISEs) (e.g. science centers, aquaria, zoos) can help them strengthen their impact and reach broader audiences. This project builds on the successful Portal to the Public (PoP) framework, bringing ... »
  • Collaborative Research: Grounding Institutional Partnerships in Structures for Broader Impacts Design
    Date: 03/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    As higher education institutions (HEIs) work to enhance Broader Impacts (BI) efforts, collaborations with informal science education institutions (ISEs) (e.g. science centers, aquaria, zoos) can help them strengthen their impact and reach broader audiences. This project builds on the successful Portal to the Public (PoP) framework, bringing ... »

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