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Manual of Museum Learning

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ISBN-10: 0759109710

ISBN-13: 9780759109711

Edition: 2007

Authors: Barry Lord

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Description:

This Manual is a practical guide to creating successful learning experiences in museums and related institutions such as public galleries, exhibition centers, science centers, zoos, botanical gardens, aquaria, and planetaria. Based on an understanding of museum learning as an experience that occurs within a personal, social, and physical context, it explores why, for whom, and how these contexts can be orchestrated in museum galleries with optimal results.
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/3/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Museums, lifelong learning, and civil society
What is museum-based learning?
The potential of museum learning - the essential museum
Families and children challenging museums
New relationships with the formal education sector
Involving the community : the museum as forum for dialogue and learning
The centrality of museum educators : organizing and budgeting for museum learning
Space and facilities for museum learning
Interpretive planning and the media of museum learning
Audience-based measures of success : evaluating museum learning
Marketing museum learning
Multiple points of reentry : the challenge of sustaining participation in museum learning