Informal Science Education Resource Center (ISERC)

Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2007 to Friday, May 31, 2013
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Resource Centers and Networks
Audience: 
Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | General STEM
Organization:
Association of Science-Technology Centers, Institute for Learning Innovation, University of Pittsburgh, Visitor Studies Association
Description: 

The Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Institute for Learning Innovation, University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out-of-School Environments, the Visitor Studies Association and other collaborators stewarded development of an Informal Science Education Resource Center (ISERC) to support ongoing improvement of the national infrastructure for informal science education. Activities included a clearinghouse for ISE-funded awards to enable others to learn from and build upon prior work, identification of practices and findings, and leadership development, with emphasis on increasing diversity in the field.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
ISE/AISL
Award Number: 
0638981
Funding Amount: 
5500856

Team Members

James BellPrincipal Investigator
Wendy PollockFormer Principal Investigator
John H FalkCo-Principal Investigator
Kevin CrowleyCo-Principal Investigator
Kirsten EllenbogenCo-Principal Investigator
Alan FriedmanFormer Co-Principal Investigator
Wendy HancockContributor
Margaret GlassContributor
John BaeckJohn BaeckContributor
Ellen McCallieEllen McCallieContributor
Trevor NesbitContributor
Kalie SaccoContributor

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