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Inclusive Science Outreach

Inclusive Science Outreach encompasses the breadth of science communication, community engagement, and educational efforts around scientific topics in ways that are inclusive for all.
Case Studies of Programs
Examples of high quality, context-specific science outreach programs and projects
Showcasing examples of high quality, context-specific science outreach programs and projects through case studies
SciOut18
Science Outreach 2018: Models, Methods and Measures
SciOut18 was the inaugural un-conference of the SciOut initiative. Over 100 scientists, educators, and outreach professionals met to connect, swap expertise, and support each other in our work. Read more on our work together and where this movement is headed from here!
Mentoring Handbook
RockEDU's compiled resources for effective scientific mentorship in academia
Mentorship is a valuable skill and resource within academia. These resources aim to clarify and outline some key pieces of success as a mentor
RockEDU Perspectives
Ideas to spark conversation on science outreach
Our approaches to science outreach come from synthesizing many perspectives and dimensions of public engagement, education, business strategy, and more. These ideas are presented here informally to spark conversation and thinking in new ways.
Local Efforts at RockEDU
Below are current science outreach resources being used by RockEDU in our range of programs and efforts within Rockefeller University and the NYC science outreach community
SciOut Community
SciOut is a grassroots movement to connect our community, with outputs representing a summation of perspectives held by individual science outreach professionals from a diversity of contexts
SciOut Survey 2020
A survey to capture the perceptions of outreach in academia
What is the perceived value of science outreach within scientific communities? What motivates people to participate in science outreach, and who are they? Learn about our NSF-supported study aimed at uncovering answers to these questions
Initiatives

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Assessment & Evaluation| Disan Davis

Engaging for a Specific Outcome

Learning requires acquisition or modification of information/skills/etc. by the learner and thus is an active process. …
Photo Credit: Zach Veilleux
Assessment & Evaluation| Niki & Jeanne

Please Participate in the Survey!

This survey is intended for scientific communities broadly and is intended to be completed by science …
Photographer Will Ragozzino
Fundamentals| Niki & Jeanne

How Can Science Outreach Fit into Existing Scientific Infrastructure? A Research Study

RockEDU is teaming up with Northwestern University's Niki Woitowich to examine how science academia views science …
Assessment & Evaluation| Jeanne Garbarino

7. Example Scenarios for Providing Feedback

A Needy Student Who’s Oblivious About Your Time and Availability A scenario exploring time management, encouraging mentee …
Assessment & Evaluation| Jeanne & Disan

6. Giving and Receiving Feedback

Be a Kickass Mentor Without Losing Your Humanity Giving and receiving feedback is a skill that can …
Assessment & Evaluation

What we Learned Around Metrics

At SciOut18 we spent a large portion of our time together discussing issues around assessment and …
Assessment & Evaluation

Jim Liebman: Operationalized Theory of Action

"Do things that are practical and you think will help you improve learn and improve."   Jim Liebman, …
Assessment & Evaluation

Susan Renoe: On Time, Money, and Knowhow

"The ability to look longitudinally and aggregate things together are the things that I'll make my …
Assessment & Evaluation

Sara Kobilka: Backwards Design

"There's a disconnect from our short-term actions and our long-term goals if we don't take that …
Assessment & Evaluation

Karen Kinsman: More Questions Than Answers

"Can we find our way past obstacles, real and perceived, that keep us from truly being …
Tools & Skills| Disan Davis

4. Adapting Your Action Plan

So, now that you've created an Adaptive Action Plan, how do you make it really work? …
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