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  • Working With A Scientist Program (WWASP): A Summative Evaluation of Cohort 2
    Date: 04/05/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report is part of a four-year evaluation assessing the impact of the Working with a Scientist Program (WWASP) at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) had on its student-participants. This report includes an assessment of the impact on the first two cohorts of student-participants. This program selected participants from local high ... »
  • Working With A Scientist Program Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 04/05/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    This summative evaluation report focuses on the impact that the Working with a Scientist Program at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) had on its student participants. Student participants were recruited from regional high schools that are categorized as Title I schools, due to the large population of low income students that they serve. ... »
  • Working With A Scientist Program (WWASP): A Summative Evaluation of Cohort 3
    Date: 04/01/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report comprises the third part of a 4-year evaluation assessing the impact of the Working with a Scientist Program (WWASP) at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) had on its student-participants. This report includes an assessment of the program’s impact on the third cohort of student-participants. To assess the students’ overall ... »
  • Skynet Junior Scholars Annual Evaluation Report: October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016
    Date: 01/31/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    This is the final evaluation report for the Skynet Junior Scholars Project from the External Evaluator, David Beer. ... »
  • Working With A Scientist Program (WWASP): A Summative Assessment of Cohort 1
    Date: 05/29/2015
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report is part of a four-year evaluation assessing the impact that the Working with a Scientist Program at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) had on its first cohort of participants. Participants were students from a regional high school that were selected to take part in research activities every other Saturday during the Spring ... »
  • Koshland Youth Research Lab: Interact with the Issues Pilot Program on the Science of Sleep
    Date: 03/22/2012
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    The Koshland Youth Research Lab (Research Lab) began as an eight-month pilot program funded by the DEK Family Fund at the San Francisco Foundation. The project (initially implemented in 2011) used frontend and formative evaluation to develop the program in line with the needs and interests of its target audience of Hispanic youth. The summative ... »
  • User-Centered Program Development of the Koshland Youth Research Lab
    Date: 09/01/2011
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This front-end study aimed to capture baseline information about students' science interests and skills in support of the development of a new program called the Koshland Youth Research Lab. Specifically, the evaluation was driven by the following questions: 1) What are students' current attitudes and interests toward four selected science topics ... »
  • Youth Astronomy Apprenticeship - An Initiative to Promote Science Learning Among Urban Youth and Their Communities
    Date: 10/01/2009
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Youth Astronomy Apprenticeship (YAA) is a yearlong, out-of-school time initiative that connects urban teenage youth with astronomy as an effective way to promote scientific literacy and overall positive youth development. The program employs the strategies of a traditional apprenticeship model, common in crafts and trades guilds as well as in ... »
  • Teacher Training and Impact Utilizing Health Science Portable Laboratories
    Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The goal of a two-year SEPA grant, Phase II of a collaboration between Columbia University (CU) and the New York Hall of Science (NYHoS), was to enhance science teaching and learning through the use of portable laboratories and hands-on modules to study biotechnology and microscopy in middle and secondary school classes. Four multi-day workshops ... »
  • Final Evaluation Report for Mentored Youth Building Employable Skills in Technology (MYBEST)
    Date: 12/01/2006
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    The MyBEST (Mentoring Youth Building Employable Skills in Technology) project, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Informal Science Education program, concluded its three years of operation in 2006. This youth-based program was intended to provide participants with in-depth learning experiences involving information and design ... »

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