Kate Haley_Goldman
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Speakers: Biography

Kate Haley Goldman

Senior Research Associate
Institute for Learning Innovation
166 West Street
Annapolis MD
21401 USA

Kate Haley Goldman is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Learning Innovation. The Institute is "a small group of thoughtful people," dedicated to changing the world of education by understanding, facilitating, advocating and communicating about free-choice learning across the life span. The Institute works with a variety of free-choice learning institutions such as museums, other cultural institutions, public television stations, libraries, scientific societies and humanities councils, as well as schools and universities, striving to better understand, facilitate and improve their learning potential by incorporating free-choice learning principles. Kate has worked on dozens of learning-based research and evaluation projects including projects at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Mystic Seaport, the Astronomy Society of the Pacific, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the CONNECT project, an European Union-based educational technology collaboration. She has a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College and has extensive training in educational measurement, statistics and evaluation in learning and technology. Her research priorities include the long-term impact of museum visits and investigation of free-choice learning in new media environments, including the Internet. She can be reached at Haleygoldman@ilinet.org.

Kate will teach Thinking Evaluatively: Gateway to Evaluation. [Workshop]
Kate will participate in a Best of the Web Awards Presentation. [Panel]