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Peer-reviewed article

STEM Learning in Public Libraries: New Perspectives on Collaboration from a National Conference

September 1, 2016 | Public Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Exhibitions
The informal STEM education (ISE) field is a landscape that includes a variety of institutions beyond schools, including museums, science centers, zoos, youth and adult organizations, documentary film producers—and public libraries (J. H. Falk, Randol, and Dierking 2012). Libraries across the country have been reimagining their community role and leveraging their resources and public trust to strengthen communnity-based learning and foster critical thinking, problem solving, and engagement in STEM.


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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    Space Science Institute
  • Citation

    ISSN : 1089-9367
    Publication Name: Informal Learning Review
    Number: 140
    Page Number: 21-27


    Funding Program: AISL
    Award Number: 1413783
    Resource Type: Research Products
    Discipline: General STEM
    Audience: General Public | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists
    Environment Type: Public Programs | Library Programs | Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks | Conferences | Exhibitions | Library Exhibits

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