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Evaluation and Research Reports List

Evaluation is a process used to improve the design and function of educational experiences in informal learning environments and to measure progress toward goals. Research studies are designed to generate findings that will inform the broader field of informal science education.

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Compilation of Nanoscale Exhibit Projects Front End Evaluation (2005)

Front-end evaluation report literature review of existing Nanoscale Communication Projects as of 2005.
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Science Café Online Workshop 2011 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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SciTech Today 2009 Summative Evaluation

Summative evaluation report for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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ASTC Forum Workshop 2008 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Evaluating the NISE Network: Reflections from the Evaluation Workgroup

This NISE Net Evaluation Team document goes into specifics of how we set up our team, what impacts we decided to measure, and what methods we used to collect data on a national scale. It also talks about ethical considerations we took into account and how we shared our work with multiple audiences.
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Space Earth and Informal Science Education Project Professional Impacts Summative Evaluation (2021)

Summative evaluation study for the Space Earth and Informal Science Education (SEISE) project examining professional impacts including project reach, partnerships, professional knowledge, and professionals' use of the project’s public-facing products and their implementation of practices for engaging the public
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Visitor Interpretations of Nanoscale Images Front End Evaluation (2008)

Front-end evaluation report for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Computing the Future 2009 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Overview of NISE Network Evaluation Year 4 Summative Evaluation

Summative evaluation report for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Team-Based Inquiry Training Videos

This is a series of training videos for an evaluation strategy to empower museum professionals to get the data they need in order to improve their products and practices and create successful educational experiences.
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