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Results for: CSA Working Groups


How to Handle Citizen Theoreticians

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Opinion by Chris Santos-Lang Some citizen scientists help collect data; some design experiments; some participate in ethics review of research plans; and some propose new theories for scientific testing. I am […]

Gearing up for Professional Development Opportunities at the CSA Conference 2017

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Guest post by Marie Studer, Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education Projects Manager, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology – – – The countdown is on to the start of the […]

Celebrating Citizen Science Day 2017

Posted on: February 22, 2017

CSA is excited to once again partner with SciStarter to present Citizen Science Day 2017! This month-long series of regional events is a chance to celebrate and bring attention to the […]

Getting a scientist to accept your data

Posted on: December 30, 2016

Guest post by Hannah Webber, Research and Education Projects Manager, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park – – – My daughter’s school recently had a cookie exchange holiday party. As I […]

Where can I get scientific expertise for a citizen science project?

Posted on: November 15, 2016

By Malin Clyde, with the CSA Professional Development Working Group – – – Are you a community organization looking to engage a scientist to help with your citizen science project? Accessing […]

Learning* through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and Ten Questions to Prompt Reflection on Practice

Posted on: September 1, 2016

CSA’s Education Working Group has taken on as its mission to enable, inspire, investigate, and facilitate effective integration of scientific and educational goals, practices, and outcomes in citizen science. We offer […]

Citizen Science Day and Our Inspired ‘Unnamed Movement’

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Flickr photo by Christos Tsoumplekas Monthly Letter from Greg (the CSA board chair) to all CSA members March 30, 2016 • Fort Collins, Colorado “This [unnamed] movement… is dispersed, inchoate, and […]

Kids, Citizen Science Participation, and Citizen Science Day

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Monthly Letter from Greg Newman (CSA board chair) to all CSA members February 23, 2016 • Fort Collins, Colorado — — — Happy February! Who can participate in citizen science and […]

Introducing the Ethics Working Group

Posted on: February 24, 2016

The purpose of the CSA Working Group on Ethics is to explore and address a range of ethical concerns for which people (members of the public and practitioners) may be unprotected […]

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 […]