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  • Date: 01/01/2016
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    This Learning Research Agenda was collaboratively developed by the Museum, King's College London, the University of Bristol, and other UK and overseas contributors. It provides a conceptual map of learning in natural history institutions while considering the the complexity of practice. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    This Research & Practice Agenda is a synthesis of findings from the Youth Access & Equity in Informal Science Learning (ISL) partnership, a UK-US researcher-practitioner project, funded by the Science Learning+ Initiative. Activities included a survey administered in the UK and US with 134 ISL researchers and/or practitioners; workshops ... »
  • Date: 04/09/2015
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This special issue of the Association of Children's Museums publication Hand to Hand highlights the Learning Value of Children's Museums research agenda project. Articles include: "Composing a Children's Museum Field: Research Agendas and More" by Al DeSena; "What Do We Need to Know?: The Children's Museum Research Agenda Project" by Jessica Luke ... »
  • Date: 01/15/2015
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) is pleased to circulate the Learning Value of Children’s Museums Research Agenda. While this document is called a research agenda, if you prefer to think of it as roadmap or a framework for research, please do so. What it’s called is of less importance than what it represents: the summary of a field-wide ... »
  • Date: 06/26/2014
    Resource Category: Research Agenda
    This research agenda is a living document, constructed in response to on-going field-wide conversations following the 21st Century Natural History Settings Conference at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. At the conference, natural history professionals explored new directions for museums and other natural history institutions, including ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2013
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    Children's museums represent one of the fastest growing segments of the museum community; however, the evidence base to demonstrate the learning value of these institutions has not kept pace. With funding from the Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS), the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the University of Washington’s ... »