Beyond "look and Learn": Investigating, implementing and evaluating interative learning strategies for young children in museums
Piscitelli, Barbara, McArdle, Felicity A., & Weier, Katrina L. (1999) Beyond "look and Learn": Investigating, implementing and evaluating interative learning strategies for young children in museums. Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
Beyond Look & Learn: Investigating, implementing and evaluating interactive programs for promoting young children’s learning in museums aims to establish policies and practices which strengthen the potential for young children’s learning in museums by: * documenting the characteristics of young children as learners in museums; * identifying social interactions which promote young children’s learning in museums; * analysing museum policies in relation to young children’s learning; and * developing strategies for building strong links between museums, schools and families.
Project activities: * Case studies of young children’s learning in each museum * Front - end planning for children’s participation in museum exhibitions * On-site evaluation of visitor response (young children, families, school visitors) * Policy review * Training of on-site research and design teams
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|Keywords:||Interactive learning strategies, museums, early childhood, interactive programs, research, policy|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1999 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||19 Oct 2004|
|Last Modified:||02 Feb 2012 19:44|
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