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  • 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 ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a summary of Ross Loomis's 1987 book entitled "Museum Visitor Evaluation: New Tool for Management." The book is a valuable "textbook" and useful reference for professionals in exhibition-type settings or those wanted to study visitor behavior. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is an excerpt from Harris Shettel's 1968 article, "An Evaluation of Existing Criteria for Judging the Quality of Science Exhibits" featured in "Curator." Shettel lists fifteen categories for judging exhibits. ... »

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