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Learning in the Museum

By: George E Hein

203 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1998 | #139788 | ISBN: 0415097762
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Argues that visitors can best learn when knowledge is actively constructed in their own minds, in exhibitions which are physically, socially and intellectually accessible to every single visitor.

This book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on museum education...Its review of the research literature on visitor studies and consideration of research models and methods make it a very useful guide for professionals engaged in those activities. As well, it offers sound educational principles to develop exhibits that are respectful of visitors' abilities to learn.

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