Results for: CSA Working Groups
Data and metadata: Reporting from the citizen science data and service infrastructure meeting in Italy
Posted on: February 9, 2016
By: Sven Schade, Anne Bowser, and Russell Scarpino With the growth of citizen science comes the challenge of coordinating people, projects, and data. But these challenges also present a tremendous opportunity […]
Posted on: January 27, 2016
There is widespread agreement that citizen science is experiencing a major surge, not only in the number of projects, people and publications represented, but also in interest in citizen science as […]
Posted on: December 22, 2015
By Mark Chandler and Hannah Webber, and the Professional Development Working Group – – – The CSA board recently approved a Professional Development working group. Despite the term “professional,” this group […]
Tags: citizen science, diversity, education, engagement, inclusion, learning
Posted on: November 24, 2015
CS offers a powerful tool to increase lifelong engagement in learning, to enhance participants’ sense of power or agency in increasing scientific knowledge through research, and to foster and feed participants’ curiosity so that their scientific identity and interests continue to expand and flourish.
Tags: citizen science, education, engagement, Framework for K-12 Science Education, learning objectives, scientific literacy
Posted on: October 15, 2015
Through involvement in citizen science, people of all ages and backgrounds can contribute to science while building passion for and understanding of scientific ways to investigate the natural world.
Posted on: October 9, 2015
Overview Over the fall of 2013, organizations supporting citizen science came to a landmark agreement – to share basic information across databases that catalog citizen science projects. The collaborative success for […]
Tags: citizen science, CitSci2017, education, engagement, learning
Posted on: September 29, 2015
The Education Working Group of the Citizen Science Association is launching a blog series to stimulate conversation and collaboration around how to best support learning objectives in citizen science. This is the first blog of the series.
Posted on: June 11, 2015
Introducing PPSR_CORE: supporting data sharing and a common understanding of citizen science. As the field of citizen science continues to grow, there is an increasing need to document information about different […]
Tags: citizen science, Citizen Science 2015, CitSci2015, conference
Posted on: January 22, 2015
By: Ryan Collay, Mary Ford, Sandra Henderson, Eric Jolly, Nancy Trautmann, and Sarah Kirn Join the Education Working Group of the Citizen Science Association for the panel discussion – Developing a […]