Informal Science Education Policy: Issues and Opportunities

Sunday, August 1, 2010
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Reference Materials | Report
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Media and Technology, Public Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Exhibitions, Informal/Formal Connections
Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
Education and learning science | General STEM
Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE), Visitor Studies Association, New York Hall of Science, The After-School Corporation (TASC), University of Massachusetts, Boston, Science Friday, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, American Museum of Natural History, Resonant Partnerships, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Sci-Port, MIT Knight Science Journalism Tracker, Aquarium of the Pacific, Chicago Zoological Society, National Air and Space Museum, George Mason University

The goal of the CAISE Policy Study Inquiry Group (PSIG) was to inventory and comment on policies which affect the capacity of informal science education to have an impact. The issues discussed in this white paper are intended to spark conversation and awaken us to the policy contexts around us.

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Team Members

Lisa Craig BrissonLisa Craig BrissonEditor
Arthur EisenkraftArthur EisenkraftAuthor
Ira FlatowIra FlatowAuthor
Jeffrey KirschJeffrey KirschAuthor
Maritza MacdonaldMaritza MacdonaldAuthor
Eric MarshallEric MarshallAuthor
Rebecca Nesbit ProsinoRebecca Nesbit ProsinoAuthor
Charles PetitCharles PetitAuthor
Jerry SchubelJerry SchubelAuthor
Dan WhartonDan WhartonAuthor
Steven WilliamsSteven WilliamsAuthor
Joe WitteJoe WitteAuthor

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