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Museums: Places of Learning

By: GE Hein and M Alexander

56 pages, Figs

Association of Science Technology Centres

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #139789 | ISBN: 093120156X
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This definitive volume provides proof that museums make a major contribution to education in the broadest sense. It provides a framework for defining learning and reflects the literature related to learning in museums. The authors explore all aspects of educational theory, museum education practice, and visitor studies in straightforward, concise, and readable manner. Useful in relating the educational contributions of museums to the wider educational issues of society and to public service, this book is a must-read for every museum board and staff member. In addition to books and articles, the reference list contains conference proceedings and unpublished studies.

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