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  • Date: 07/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project will establish adult lecture-discussion series on scientific topics at libraries throughout the United States, modeled after the "Lets Talk About It" humanities series offered by the American Library Association. Programs and program materials will be extensively tested and evaluated in Colorado libraries before introduction into ... »
  • Date: 06/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WNET/Thirteen will produce a series of 10 one hour public television programs, "CHILDHOOD" that will explore how children grow and develop,and how parents and societies have raised children throughout history and across cultures. Extensive use of current research and scholarships from the disciplines of developmental and cognitive psychology, ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    It is an active time in both developmental psychology and art education. In developmental psychology some interesting new theoretical developments suggest a new level of maturity in the field. In art education there are some productive moves afoot that show that the tendency to emphasize spontaneous production in art class to the exclusion of ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of a 1973 article entitled "Exhibits: Art Form or Educational Medium?" in which author Harris Shettel classifies exhibits into three major categories: intrinsically interesting exhibits, exhibits with an aesthetic appeal, and exhibits with an educational role. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of a 1986 article by researchers at Florida State University, who studied if hands-on exhibits attract more visitors and hold visitors' attention longer, and whether a specific age group or sex is more attracted to these type of exhibits. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of a 1983 article by Hayward and Larkin featured in the "Museum Studies Journal." The article discussed a study conducted by the researchers, to compare pretest vs. post-test visitor perceptions of a renovated historical house in Old Sturbridge Village, an outdoor history museum in Massachusetts. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of the section on the two stages of formative evaluation in C.G. Screven's 1986 article, "Exhibitions and Information Centers: Principles and Approaches." ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of a 1986 article entitled "A Process Description of Literature Evaluation, Walkthrough Post-Occupancy Evaluations, A Generic Program and Design for the City of Albuquerque," by Preiser Wolfgang and Richard Pugh. This evaluation model, commonly used in architecture, stresses the importance of making evaluation criteria ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of Jeff Hayward's article, "Research and Evaluation in Children's Museums: Negative, Positive Results" featured in the ILVS Review. This article discusses several aspects of evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a summary of Roger Miles's 1986 article, "Lessons in 'Human Biology' - Testing a Theory of Exhibition Design," featured in "The International Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship." In this article, Miles described an attempt to apply 11 "initial working assumptions" based on current education and psychological research to the ... »

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