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  • Date: 05/14/2014
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This annual report presents an overview of Saint Louis Science Center audience data gathered through a variety of evaluation studies conducted during 2013. This report includes information on the Science Center's general public audience demographics and visitation patterns, gives an overview of visitors' comments about their Science Center ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Mars Exploration Exhibit is a new public exhibition designed to provide experiential learning opportunities for students, educators and the public while inspiring greater excitement about space science. The exhibit emphasizes the importance of STEM education and careers through practical application and inquiry-based learning. Space Center ... »
  • Date: 08/21/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    These slides accompanied the plenary talk given by Joan Ferrini-Mundy at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Ferrini-Mundy connected the history of National Science Foundation (NSF) support for informal STEM education with the roles that it will continue to play within the Directorate of Education and Human Resources (EHR) at NSF. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This document was produced by Beck Tench for the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). It provides visual documentation of the 2014 AISL PI Meeting that was held in Washington, DC. ... »
  • Date: 02/25/2014
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    This blog post summarizes an online forum on Informalscience.org, which was a continuation of the 21st Century Learning in Natural History Settings project. Includes bibliography of resources contributed by forum participants. ... »
  • Date: 11/11/2014
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The purpose of the 3-year formative and summative evaluation was to gauge public perceptions of the utility and quality of NASA-funded workshops and programs offered by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This final summative report includes 3-year project findings from 11 NASA Educator Workshops and three Astronomy Days events. ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2014
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The use of mobile devices for informal learning has gained attention over recent years. Museum learning is also regarded as an important research topic in the field of informal learning. This study explored a blended mobile museum learning environment (BMMLE). Moreover, this study applied three blended museum learning modes: (a) the traditional ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    From March 26-28, 2014, the Coalition for Science After School (CSAS) hosted its final summit, Passing the Torch: Advancing Opportunity for Quality Science Learning. The Summit was intended to: (1) celebrate a decade of progress in strengthening and expanding STEM learning opportunities in out-of-school time; (2) call attention to critical issues ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This Science Learning+ Planning Project will develop a prototype assessment tool (based on a mobile technology platform) to map STEM learning experiences across different learning ecologies (e.g. science centers, mass media, home environment) and to develop research questions and designs for a Phase 2 Science Learning+ proposal. The tool will ... »
  • Date: 09/30/2014
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    This blog post highlights the importance of museums and libraries in forming a comprehensive view of STEM education and describes the funding priority at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for STEM projects. ... »

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