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The manual of museum learning

Author: Barry Lord
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007.
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"Museum education staff have come to understand that in the final analysis it is the visitor - who comes to the museum experience with long-held expectations, beliefs, and values - who must be the center of their attention; hence the title The Manual of Museum Learning, which puts the focus on the visitor or the user of education programs. Recognizing that museum learning is a vital component of the lifelong  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manual of museum learning.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007
(OCoLC)608646883
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Lord
ISBN: 9780759109704 0759109702 9780759109711 0759109710
OCLC Number: 167763730
Description: xxi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Museums, lifelong learning and civil society / Gail Dexter Lord --
What is museum-based learning? / Barry Lord --
The potential of museum learning : the essential museum / Elaine Heumann Gurian --
Children and families / Claudia Haas --
New relationships with the formal education sector / Brad King --
Involving the community : the museum as forum for dialogue and learning / Spencer Crew --
The centrality of museum educators : organizing and budgeting for museum learning / Barry Lord --
Space and facilities for museum learning / Heather Maximea --
Interpretive planning and new media for informed museum learning / Hugh Spencer --
Audience-based measures of success: evaluating museum learning / Barbara Soren --
Marketing museum learning / Amy Kaufman --
Multiple points of re-entry : sustaining museum learning / Mira Goldfarb.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Lord.
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A practical guide to creating successful learning experiences in museums and related institutions. Based on an understanding of museum learning as an experience that occurs within a personal, social,  Read more...

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