Tools for Measuring STEM- and STEAM-based Learning in Museums

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 26 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Stephanie Chang, Director of Impact, Maker Ed
Adam Maltese, Associate Professor, Indiana University, Peter Wardrip, Learning Scientist, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Lisa Brahms, Director of Learning and Research, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Meihua Qian, Assistant Professor, Clemson University

Wondering how to determine if the learning taking place in your STEM, STEAM, and maker programs is aligning with intended outcomes or enabling agency and deeper learning? This session will address the development, use, and tensions inherent in measurement tools used to evaluate maker learning in museums and informal environments.

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