Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation

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Fogg-Rogers, L. A. , Weitkamp, E. and Wilkinson, C. (2015) Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation. Project Report. Royal Society. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25834

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This evaluation explores the perceptions of Royal Society Research Fellows to education outreach and the drivers that stimulate them to undertake it. It also reports on the successes and challenges of a pilot training course for Research Fellows on education outreach. The pilot scheme was organised by The Training Group and covered a wide variety of topics including; theoretical information about learning styles and the UK education system, discussion activities for the Research Fellows, and activities to brainstorm and test potential outreach activities. The evaluation used a variety of data collection methods to elicit the views of participating Research Fellows and Royal Society staff and was conducted by the Science Communication Unit at the University of the West of England, Bristol. The report presents the indicators for impacts from education outreach, the methods and toolkit for undertaking the evaluation, and the results and recommendations from the pilot scheme.

Item Type: Report or Working Paper (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: public engagement, outreach, research culture, training
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics
Depositing User: L. Fogg Rogers
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 15:02
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2018 19:16
URI: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/id/eprint/25834

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