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Learning conversations in museums

Author: Gaea Leinhardt; Kevin Crowley; Karen Knutson
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Teaching and learning in non-school settings such as museums is a topic of increasing interest to researchers in psychology, education, cognitive science, and museum education. This work covers such  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gaea Leinhardt; Kevin Crowley; Karen Knutson
ISBN: 0805840524 9780805840520
OCLC Number: 49559045
Description: xiii, 461 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating a space for learning : curators, educators, and the implied audience / Karen Knutson --
Two docents in three museums : central and peripheral participation / Mary Abu-Shumays and Gaea Leinhardt --
Museums in family life : an ethnographic case study / Kirsten M. Ellenbogen --
Talking to oneself : diaries of museum visits / Gaea Leinhardt, Carol Tittle, and Karen Knutson --
Burning buses, burning crosses : student teachers see civil rights / Gaea Leinhardt and Sr. Madeleine Gregg --
Looking through the glass : reflections of identity in conversations at a history museum / Joyce Fienberg and Gaea Leinhardt --
Voices and images : making connections between identity and art / Catherine Stainton --
Looking for learning in visitor talk : a methodological exploration / Sue Allen --
Conversations across time : family learning in a living history museum / Ellen Rosenthal and Jane Blankman-Hetrick --
Building islands of expertise in everyday family activity / Kevin Crowley and Melanie Jacobs --
Negotiations of thematic conversations about biology / Doris Ash --
Finding self in objects : identity exploration in museums / Soctt G. Paris and Melissa J. Mercer --
Supporting science learning in museums / Leona Schauble [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Gaea Leinhardt, Kevin Crowley, Karen Knutson.
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