teach it
• Effect of the program on faculty and their institutions
TESSE project:
• External evaluation planned based on participant surveys, focus groups, phone interviews, observation of activities, and standardized teacher assessment
TESSE project:
• Extent to which project goals, activities, and outcomes are understood by providers and participants
• Extent to which program activities met stated goals
• Extent to which teacher opportunities improved their understanding of earth science and ability to teach it
• Success of processes and structures to improve collaboration
TESSE project:
• Identification of challenges in extending a professional development model from research institutions to HBCUs
DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (SCGF) Program • Encourage the development of the next generation of scientific and technical talent in the United States who will pursue careers in research critical to the Office of Science mission • Program goals, outputs, and outcomes defined in a logic model
• Reports by providers and participants
• Longitudinal tracking of participants
• External review of WDTS portfolio in 2010
• External reviews every 3 years by a visiting committee
Long-term outcomes include
• Pursuit of a career in DOE Office of Science-related research in academia, a DOE laboratory, or industry
• Program is too young to determine. The first cohort is nearing the end of the 3-year support period


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