A Model for Integrating the Public into Scientific Research

  title={A Model for Integrating the Public into Scientific Research},
  author={C. Barreto and David E. Fastovsky and Peter M. Sheehan},
  journal={Journal of Geoscience Education},
  pages={71 - 75}
  • C. Barreto, David E. Fastovsky, Peter M. Sheehan
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Science progresses whenever new ways of explaining natural phenomena are revealed. New ideas can only be put to use after the results and significance of research have been brought to the attention of both the scientific and lay communities. The Milwaukee Public Museum Dig-A-Dinosaur Program is a model for scientists who want to conduct research as well as engage and educate the public in their field of study. An array of rewards is derived from including amateurs as members of a research team… CONTINUE READING
    Developing a conceptual model of virtual organisations for citizen science
    • 65
    • PDF
    SoCS : Socially intelligent computing to support citizen science
    • 2009
    VOSS: Theory and design of virtual organizations for citizen science
    • 2009


    Publications referenced by this paper.
    Developing and Implementing Service-Learning Programs
    • 35