Evaluating NSF Broader Impacts Activities
As mentioned in our first post in the Broadening Participation and Broader Impacts blog series, entitled “A History of Broader Impacts Criterion Within the National Science Foundation”, we detailed the creation of an explicit broader impacts criterion in the merit review process of the National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals. In the 2021 Proposal & Award...Read More → about Evaluating NSF Broader Impacts Activities
Intro to Evaluation: What is it?
Here at the CSU STEM Center, we have been successfully creating and carrying out evaluation plans for over a decade. Our new series, Intro to Evaluation, sheds some light on what we do as evaluators. Have you heard something about evaluation but don’t know what it is? Do you need to evaluate your program and...Read More → about Intro to Evaluation: What is it?
Program Evaluation Resources Series
Welcome to the STEM Center’s Program Evaluation Resources! We are excited to bring you this series of articles focused on many aspects of program evaluation. Although our Center focuses on education, outreach, and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, program evaluation is useful for anyone from program developers, funding organizations, and even individuals interested...Read More → about Program Evaluation Resources Series