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  • Date: 09/01/2014
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Science belongs everywhere. Although informal science learning typically takes place in the bright spots of society—our museums, botanical gardens, and science centers—some science educators are creating programs for individuals who live in the darker parts of our communities, such as prisons. Over 2 million people are in prison in the United ... »
  • Date: 04/13/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Complex ideas like evolution—which run counter to common, but mistaken, intuitive knowledge—are challenging, both for exhibit developers and for the evaluation and research teams who assess the impact of exhibitions. It is always difficult to document measurable changes in deep conceptual understanding following a single visit to an exhibition; Is ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2000
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Dr. Barbara Flagg's paper presented at the one-day symposium, Giant Screen Films and Lifelong Learning, focuses on what evaluations by Multimedia Research have taught us about making giant screen films an entertaining and effective tool for lifelong learning by adult audiences. In summary, giant film audiences are attracted mainly to the format by ... »