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  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of Marilyn Hood's works on audience research, a useful tool for professionals interested in conducting research and evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    This is a bibliography for a glossary of key terms related to the field of visitor studies and evaluation. The glossary can be found on page 8 of the same resource. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    This is a glossary of key terms related to the field of visitor studies and evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood presents a summary of issues related to evaluation discussed in visitor studies literature. These issues include research vs. evaluation, formative vs. summative evaluation, goal-free vs. goal-referenced evaluation, and developmental vs. post-design evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood Ph.D. presents an overview of the methodology used in visitor studies research. Bitgood identifies reliability and validity as the two most important standards, defines several types of visitor research (experimental, correlational, descriptive/observational), and describes two ... »
  • Date: 11/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Dr. Lenore Blum and associates at Mills College plan to explore the use of an interactive videodisc environment for elementary education in mathematics using existing materials from SQUARE ONE TV. The project will use a prototype interactive computer learning system that uses icons embedded within an exploratory environment to allow learners to ... »
  • Date: 11/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The middle school years are critical in determining a student's success and continued participation in mathematics. This proposal involves the expansion of MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) model to the junior high/middle school population in the State of Washington. The project will focus on updating and revitalizing middle ... »
  • Date: 11/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The investigation of naive conceptions of science has many implications for both teaching and learning. The predominant model for past investigations has been with school children or within very formal settings. Extending investigations of misconceptions to informal settings is the challenge of this research. Museum visitors' misconceptions about ... »
  • Date: 10/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The evolution of language, perhaps two hundred thousand years ago, led to our ability to think abstractly, invent logic, store and exchange ideas and to create culture. What language is, how it works and how it distinguishes us from others is the subject of a four part public television series produced by Equinox Films, Inc., New York, N.Y. To ... »
  • Date: 09/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Franklin Institute Science Museum will design, test, fabricate, and circulate to eight museums an exhibit, "The Science of Music: Sound Waves and Sound Forms" that will introduce visitors to the physical laws that govern sound waves. By using music as an attractive and concrete subject to engage broad public interest, the exhibit will ... »

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