The Intersection of Museums and the Learning Sciences: Journal of Museum Education 33:2 Thematic Issue, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Intersection of Museums and the Learning Sciences

Journal of Museum Education 33:2 Thematic Issue, 1st Edition

Edited by Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Sandra Toro Martella


96 pages

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Paperback: 9781598748055
pub: 2008-06-30

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Table of Contents

1.From the EditorElizabeth Maurer2.From the Guest EditorsHeather Toomey Zimmerman and Sandra Toro Martell3.Professional Development for Museum Educators:Unpinning the UnderpinningsBronwyn Bevan and Maria Xanthoudaki4.Between the Lines of Engagement in Museums:Indiana University and The Children's Museum of IndianapolisElizabeth Wood and Barbara Wolf5.Exploring Middle School Girls' Ideas about Science at a Bilingual Marine Science CampMele Wheaton and Doris Ash6.Distributed Expertise in a Science Center:Social and Intellectual Role-Taking by FamiliesHeather Toomey Zimmerman, Suzanne Reeve, and Philip Bell7.The Practical Epistemologies in the Museum:A Study of Students' Learning in Encounters with DioramasJes us Piqueras, Karim Hamza and Susanna Edvall8.What is This Exhibit Showing You? Insights from Stimulated Recall Interviews with Primary School ChildrenJennifer E. DeWitt9.Using Design Based Research in Informal EnvironmentsMolly Reisman10.Challenging a Common Assumption of Hands-on Exhibits:How Counterintuitive Phenomena Can Undermine InquiryJoshua P. Gutwill11.Wolves are Beautiful and Proud:Science Learning from a School Field TripMarilyn Petty Glick and Ala Samarapungavan12.Of Cultural Tools and Kinds of Knowledge: Investigating Field Trip-Based Learning about Art, Culture, and the EnvironmentSandra Toro Martell13.Encountering Nanotechnology in an Interactive ExhibitionSandra E. Murriello and Marcelo Knobel

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology