ERIC Number: ED308082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
The ASTC Science Center Survey Education Report and Directory.
McCormick, Susan, Comp.
This publication on science education programs is the second in a three-part series of reports that summarizes the results of the Association of Science-Technology Centers' (ASTC) Science Center Survey, conducted among nearly 200 science museums and science centers in 1987. Reports on exhibits and on administration and finance comprise the rest of the series. Major topics included are: (1) "History of the ASTC Science Center Project"; (2) "Science Education Programs Today"; (3) "Kinds of Programs Offered by Science Centers"; (4) "What It Takes to Run a Programs Department"; (5) "What Is a Successful Education Program"; and (6) "Future Audiences for Science Center Programs." Footnotes and bibliography, survey questionnaire, respondents to this survey, and an education program directory are also provided. (YP)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Resource Centers, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Programs, Science Teaching Centers, Sciences, Scientific Personnel, Surveys, Technology
Association of Science-Technology Centers, 1413 K Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20005-3405 ($25.00 members, $40.00 nonmembers including directory).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Tests/Questionnaires; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, DC.
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