Museums: Places of Learning (Professional Practice Series)
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- Publication Date:April 1, 1998
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This definitive volume provides proof that museums make a major contribution to education in the broadest sense. It provides a framework for defining learning and reflects the literature related to learning in museums. The authors explore all aspects of educational theory, museum education practice, and visitor studies in a straightforward, concise, and readable manner. Useful in relating the educational contributions of museums to the wider educational issues of society and to public service, this book is a must-read for every museum board and staff member. In addition to books and articles, the reference list contains conference proceedings and unpublished studies.
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