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Status and Education Programs of Public Children’s Gardens in the United States

The purpose of this study was to examine the status and education programs of public children’s gardens in the United States and evaluate their role as a place to provide nature experiences and learning for children.

 

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3/21/18
Nature and Health in Communities: A Review of Best Available Science

The Green Cities: Good Health web site is an informational portal to the extensive research on nature and human wellness response. Dr.

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3/16/18
Nicky Boyd: Creative Evaluation Made Easy

Nicky's presentation provided insight into qualitative evaluation, including what evaluation can do, what to consider before you begin and how to plan evaluation.

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3/8/18
Theano Moussouri from University College London: Research and evaluation

This popular webinar was attended by botanic garden professionals from around the world, from Poland to the USA, Norway to Canada. The participants gathered to discuss new and exciting ways to carry out research and evaluation at botanic gardens.

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3/8/18
Matthaei-Nichols Collection Prioritization Rubric

This sample prioritization rubric is a great resource for those trying to align financial objectives with programmatic themes. Use the programmatic tool to help understand how to prioritize collections, areas, and functions and see how they relate to yo

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3/7/18
An Evaluation of Food Systems Education and Interpretation in U.S. Public Gardens

The primary goals of this research were to 1) determine how public gardens are addressing food systems education, 2) discern what information gardens communicate about challenges facing food systems, and 3) identify barriers to including challenging and

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3/1/18
Educational Webinar: Evaluation Tools Roundtable

Check out this recorded webinar from the Education Professional Development Community on environmental education evaluation tools. Hear from a variety of public garden professionals and enjoy the lively discussion on what has worked well for them! 

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2/20/18
Project Learning Tree

PLT currently offers several online courses:

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2/2/18
Evaluating Arts Grant Portfolios

The National Endowment for the Arts continued its webinar series on evaluating arts programs with a discussion on how state arts agencies and regional arts organizations are using evaluation to assess their grant portfolios.

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2/2/18
LearnToEngage

Do you work as an educator in a botanic garden or museum in Italy, Portugal or the UK? LearnToEngage is an exciting new suite of professional development modules for botanic garden staff an

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12/13/17

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