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CARE Quarterly

November 2015

  • News: Help CARE help you! Complete the short member survey, CARE on AAM National Program Committee, look for CARE on Social Media and VSA Call for Proposals now open.
  • Dear Evaluator: Are you drowning in data and looking for a life ring? Sharisse Butler of Slover Linett Audience Research has some advice to help you keep your head above water.

July 2015

  • Conference News: Session proposals are already being accepted! CARE is here to help you create impactful sessions and have included some suggested topics that align with the conference theme “Power, Influence and Responsibility.”

  • Tips & Tricks: Data viz is all the rage in the research and evaluation world (and for good reason). Resources are included to help enhance your visual communication skills.

  • Research Spotlight: “Engagement” is a term often thrown around in the museum world. Our own board member Elee Wood, the recent recipient of EdCom’s John Cotton Dana Award for Leadership, muses over what family “engagement” means and shares relevant resources.

April 2015

  • Conference News: Find out more about CARE events at this year's AAM Annual Meeting.
  • Dear Evaluator: We received our first set of questions and are delighted to share our expertise in the first Dear Evaluator editorial about evaluation resources.
  • Research Spotlight: TMI about TBI? Never!  TBI (Team-based inquiry) is a practical approach to empowering education professionals to get the data they need, when they need it, to improve their products and practices and, ultimately, more effectively engage public and professional audiences. 

January 2015

  • Research Spotlight: Our friends at the Museum of Science in Boston in partnership with ASTC and 8 other science centers are doing great things! Check out their model for collecting data and find out more about the collaboration.