[ASC-list] ASC Vic Evaluating Science Comm Activities - a workshop
jmajor at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jun 7 01:31:16 UTC 2012
Evaluating Science Communication activities
An ASC professional development workshop
Booking for the evaluation workshop is now open via Try Booking. Simply follow instruction at following link:
Places are limited and it is starting to fill
We all want to do it, some of us attempt to do it, but how many of us evaluate our communication activities effectively?
When it comes to our public engagement and communication activities, evaluation is often a last minute thought, done poorly or in a way that doesn't align with your objectives.
This hands-on workshop will take you one step beyond the evaluation basics and get you started on ways to produce meaningful evaluation data. So bring your own case studies and events that you would like to or wished you had evaluated. You will get a chance to scrutinise your objectives, work out how to align your objectives with what you are trying to evaluate, and consider what evaluation tools and techniques will work for your project.
Cobi Smith is a PhD candidate at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), as well as Science in Society Facilitator at the Royal Institution of Australia. She has recently returned from science communication evaluation workshops in the UK, including the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement's (NCCPE) Evaluation Masterclass. Cobi has drawn on the UK Masterclass to develop this workshop for the needs of Australian Science Communicators.
For more about Cobi see http://cpas.anu.edu.au/person/cobi-smith
Venue. The University of Melbourne Graduate Union (Graduate House)
220 Leicester St, Carlton
Date: 18 June 2012
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
A light supper will be provided
ASC Members $20
Non ASC members $35
(W) 9035 8904
jmajor at unimelb.edu.au<mailto:jmajor at unimelb.edu.au>
1800 631 276
03 903 58904
Location: Bio21 Institute, 30 Flemington Road, Parkville, 3010
Postal: PO Box 4455, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3052
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