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PoPNet Implementation Manual

The Implementation Manual is a practical guide for organizations planning to implement Portal to the Public. It represents the experiences of Portal to the Public sites and is supported by research and evaluation results.

Manual Contents

The seven chapters in the manual are designed around the main components of the Portal to the Public guiding framework. The chapters guide you through the process of developing successful conversation-based public programs featuring scientists.

Chapter 1: The Guiding Framework
Chapter 3: Partnership and Relationship Building
Chapter 4: Professional Development
Chapter 5: Public Programs
Chapter 6: Reflection and Evaluation
Chapter 7: Institutional Sustainability

The manual includes a set of appendices with resources such as useful references, planning documents and program materials, and the Catalog of Professional Development Elements. The appendices include examples of recruiting materials, logistics forms and checklists, and sample marketing materials.

The Catalog of Professional Development Elements includes detailed professional development procedures and sample workshop agendas created by the three original Portal to the Public institutions. The catalog is intended to be a practical guide to creating and facilitating professional development experiences for scientists.

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The Implementation Manual is available for download as a high-quality 305-page PDF file, including all appendices and the Catalog of Professional Development Elements.

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Implementation Manual