ASTC's 2016 Annual Conference (September 24 - 27)

An Evolving Landscape of Opportunity: Informal education and STEM research working together

Saturday, September 24, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Tampa Convention Center
Session Leader:
Jamie Bell, Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE)
Roxanne Hughes, National High Magnetic Field Lab, Rae Ostman, National Informal STEM Education Network and Research Facility, Center for Engagement and Training in Science and Society, ASU and Crystal Harden, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

How do scientists and informal STEM learning professionals work together for mutual professional learning? This session will explore current and potential models of collaboration through the lens of a new Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education report that describes an expanding landscape of expertise and infrastructure for supporting synergy between ISE (Informal Science Education) and STEM research fields.