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Practical evaluation guide : tool for museums and other informal educational settings

Author: Judy Diamond; Jessica J Luke; David H Uttal
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, ©2009.
Series: American Association for State and Local History book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Administrators of museums and other informal-learning centers often need to demonstrate, in some tangible way, the effectiveness of their institutions as teaching tools. Practical Evaluation Guide discusses specific methods for analyzing audience learning and behavior in museums, zoos, botanic gardens, nature centers, camps, and youth programs. This new edition incorporates the many advances in the burgeoning field  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diamond, Judy.
Practical evaluation guide.
Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)743493839
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Diamond; Jessica J Luke; David H Uttal
ISBN: 9780759113022 0759113025 9780759113039 0759113033 9780759113046 0759113041
OCLC Number: 318534281
Description: xvi, 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Evaluating Informal Learning --
Chapter 1. Thinking through an Evaluation Study --
Chapter 2. Informal Learning --
Chapter 3. Measuring Learning --
Chapter 4. Protecting Study Participants --
Part II. Evaluation Tools --
Chapter 5. Selecting Study Participants --
Chapter 6. Observational Tools --
Chapter 7. Interviews and Questionnaires --
Chapter 8. Presenting and Analyzing Data --
Part III. Evaluation as Practice --
Chapter 9. Reporting Evaluation Results --
Chapter 10. Translating Evaluation Findings into Practice.
Series Title: American Association for State and Local History book series.
Responsibility: Judy Diamond, Jessica J. Luke, and David H. Uttal.
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Practical Evaluation Guide provides the necessary tools to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and exhibits in informal educational settings-museums, science centers, zoos, aquariums, botanical  Read more...

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