CCS Publications

Publications

Recent journal articles and other publications.

Overview

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Examining student environmental science agency across school science contexts
Authors: Harris, E.M and Ballard, H.L
​Publication: Journal of Research in Science Teaching
Publication Year: 2021

For Science and Self: Youth Interactions with Data in Community and Citizen Science
Authors: Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H., Bird E.B., and Ballard, H.L.
Journal: Journal of the Learning Sciences
Publication Year: 2019

Social learning in conservation and natural resource management: taking a sociocultural perspective
Authors: Jadallah, C.C and Ballard, H.L
Publication: Ecology and Society
Publication Year: 2021

A Manual for Planning your Community-Based Citizen Science Monitoring Project for Dam Removal and Watershed Restoration 
Authors: Meyer, R.M., Ballard, H.L., and Jadallah, C.C. 
Publication for Resources Legacy Fund Open Rivers Fund
Publication Year: 2020

2022

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Associated Restrictions on Participation in Community and Citizen Science.
Authors: Drill, S., Rosenblatt, C., Cooper, C., Cavalier, D., and Ballard, H.
Publication: Citizen Science: Theory and Practice

Examining youth participation in ongoing community and citizen science programs in 3 different out-of-school settings
Authors: Ghadiri Khanaposhtani, M., Ballard, H.L., Lorke, J., Miller, A.E., Pratt-Taweh, S., Jennewein, J., Robinson, L.D., Higgins, L., Johnson, R.F., Young, A.N., Pauly, G.B., and Benavides Lahnstein, A.I.
Publication: Taylor & Francis Online

2021

Social learning in conservation and natural resource management: taking a sociocultural perspective
Authors: Jadallah, C.C and Ballard, H.L
Publication: Ecology and Society

Collaborative research as boundary work: learning between rice growers and conservation professionals to support habitat conservation on private lands
Authors: Hardie Hale, E., Jadallah, C.C., and Ballard, H.L.
Publication: Springer Link

Step by Step Towards Citizen Science – Deconstructing Youth Participation in Bioblitzes
Authors: Lorke, J., Ballard, H.L., Miller, A.E., Swanson R.D. Pratt-Taweh, S., Jennewein, J. N., Higgins, L., Johnson, R.F. Young, A.N., Ghadiri Khanaposhtani, M., and Robinson L.D.
Publication: The Journal of Science Communication

Examining student environmental science agency across school science contexts
Authors: Harris, E.M., and Ballard, H.L.
Publication: Journal of Research in Science Teaching

Exploring the participation of young citizen scientists in scientific research: The case of iNaturalist
Authors: Ballard, H. L., Aristeidou, M., Herodotou C., Young, A. N., Miller, A. E., Higgins, L.,  Johnson, R. F.
Publication: PLOS ONE

Teaching an experiential field course via online participatory science projects: A COVID‐19 case study of a UC California Naturalist course
Authors: Gerhart, L. M., Jadallah, C. C., Angulo S. S., Ira, G. C.
Publication: Ecology and Evolution

How Do Young Community and Citizen Science Volunteers Support Scientific Research on Biodiversity? The Case of iNaturalist.
Aristeidou, M., Herodotou, C., Ballard, H. L., Higgins, L., Johnson, R. F., Miller, A. E., Young, A.N., and Robinson, L. D.
Publication: MDPI

2020

A Manual for Planning your Community-Based Citizen Science Monitoring Project for Dam Removal and Watershed Restoration 
Authors: Meyer, R. M., Ballard, H. L., and Jadallah, C. C. 
Publication for Resources Legacy Fund Open Rivers Fund

Sponsoring actionable science: what public science funders can do to advance sustainability and the social contract for science
Authors: Arnott, J.C., Kirchhoff, Christine., Meyer,R., Meadow, A., Bednarek, A.

What Do We Know about Young Volunteers? An Exploratory Study of Participation in Zooniverse
Authors: Herodotou,C., Aristeidou M., Miller G., Ballard, H., Robinson, L.
Journal: Citizen Science Association

For Science and Self: Youth Interactions with Data in Community and Citizen Science
Authors: Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H., Bird E.B., Ballard, H.L.
Journal: Journal of the Learning Sciences

2019

Community and Citizen Science at the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Authors: Meyer, R., and Drill, S. 
Final project report to UC ANR.

Evaluating Knowledge to Support Climate Action: A Framework for Sustained Assessment
Authors: Moss, R.H., Avery, S., et al.
Journal: Weather, Climate, and Society Journal of the AMS

Engagement in science through citizen science: Moving beyond data collection.
Authors: Phillips, T. B., Ballard, H. L., Lewenstein, B. V., & Bonney, R (2019).
Journal: Science Education, 103(3), 665–690. 

Shifting K-5 Science Instruction With Next Generation Science Standards Curriculum Adoption
Authors: Margaret Harte
White Paper for the California School Board Association’s 2019 Policy and Program’s Annual Review

2018

Engagement in science through citizen science: Moving beyond data collection
Authors: Phillips, T.B., Ballard, H.L., Lewenstein, B.V., Bonney, R.
Journal: Science Education

Science Identity and Agency in Community and Citizen Science: Evidence & Potential
Authors: Ballard, H.L., Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H.
White Paper Commissioned by the National Academies of Science and Engineering Committee on Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning

Conservation outcomes of citizen science
Authors: Ballard, H.L., Phillips, T.B., Robinson, L.
In: Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy

To co-produce or not to co-produce
Authors: Lemos, M.C., Arnott, J.C., Meyer, R., and others.
Journal: Nature Sustainability 

Boundary spanning at the science-policy interface: the practitioners’ perspectives
Authors: Bednarek, A.T., Wyborn, C., Cvitanovic, C., Meyer, R., Colvin, R.M., Addison, P.F.E., Close, S.L., and others.
Journal: Sustainability Science

Citizen science monitoring of marine protected areas: Case studies and recommendations for integration into monitoring programs
Authors: Freiwald, J., Meyer, R., and others.
Journal: Marine Ecology

Real science in the palm of your hand: A framework for designing and facilitating citizen science in the classroom.
Authors: Harris, E., and Ballard, H.
Journal: Science and Children 

2017

Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation
Edited by John A. Cigliano and Heidi L. Ballard. Routledge.

2016

Youth-focused citizen science: Examining the role of environmental science learning and agency for conservation.
Authors: Ballard, H. L., Dixon, C. G. H., & Harris, E. M.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Citizen science can improve conservation science, natural resource management, and environmental protection.
Authors: McKinley, D. C., Miller-Rushing, A. J., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Leveraging the power of place in citizen science for effective conservation decision making.
Authors: Newman, G., Chandler, M., Clyde, M., McGreavy, B., Haklay, M., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Trusting land to volunteers: How and why land trusts involve volunteers in ecological monitoring.
Authors: Peters, C. B., Zhan, Y., Schwartz, M. W., Godoy, L., & Ballard, H. L.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

The Theory and Practice of Citizen Science : Launching a New Journal.
Authors: Bonney, R., Cooper, C., & Ballard, H.
Journal: Citizen Science: Theory and Practice.

Strategies Employed by Citizen Science Programs to Increase the Credibility of Their Data.
Authors: Freitag, A., Meyer, R., & Whiteman, L.
Citizen Science: Theory and Practice.

Book Chapter: Designing Usable Environmental Research.
Authors: McNie, E., Bednarek, A., Meyer, R., & Parris, A.
In: Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

2015

Investing in citizen science can improve natural resource management and environmental protection.
Authors: McKinley, D. C., Miller-Rushing, A. J., Ballard, H. L., and others. Journal: Issues in Ecology

Making marine and coastal citizen science matter.
Authors: Cigliano, J. A., Meyer, R., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Ocean & Coastal Management.

Previous work

Next Steps for Citizen Science.
Authors: Bonney, R., Shirk, J. L., Phillips, T. B., Wiggins, A., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Science.

Citizen Science and Ocean Resource Management in California: Guidance for forming productive partnerships. 
Report led by Ryan Meyer while at the California Ocean Science Trust, CA, USA. 2014.

Public Participation in Scientific Research: a Framework for Deliberate Design.
Authors: Shirk, J. L., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Ecology and Society.

Public Participation in Scientific Research: Defining the Field and Assessing Its Potential for Informal Science Education. 
Authors: Bonney, R., Ballard, H., and others.
A CAISE Inquiry Group Report.

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