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APPRAISE Data Collection Workbook 2

March 17, 2023 | Exhibitions

The "Exhibit appraisal and diverse populations: Pilot research about intersectional and science identities in science exhibits" (APPRAISE) project team worked extensively with minoritized youth between the ages of 9 and 17, including youth of color, girls and non-binary youth, and youth with disabilities, to create a research protocol that can: 

  • Complexify our understandings of youth identity
  • Support youth metacognition about their identities and appraisals of museum exhibits
  • Provide a scaffolded approach for youth to have conversations with museum professionals that inform exhibit design

The protocol is composed of two workbooks. This is the second workbook which takes youth through a process of previewing exhibits and providing initial appraisals and then using exhibits providing post appraisals and outcome information. To facilitate this data collection, the workbook includes multiple copies of a pre-exhibit use appraisal survey and multiple copies of a post-exhibit exhibit use appraisal and outcome survey. 


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    Principal Investigator
    Museum of Science, Boston
  • REVISE logo
    Co-Principal Investigator
    Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
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    Co-Principal Investigator
    Museum of Science, Boston
  • REVISE logo
    Co-Principal Investigator
  • Citation

    DOI : N/A


    Funding Program: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
    Award Number: 1906688
    Funding Amount: $299,989
    Resource Type: Research and Evaluation Instruments | Survey
    Discipline: General STEM
    Audience: Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13)
    Environment Type: Museum and Science Center Exhibits
    Access and Inclusion: Ethnic/Racial | LGBTQIA | People with Disabilities

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