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  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Mary Stewart Miller, evaluator at the Cumberland Science Museum, discusses evaluation methods involving child visitors as well as adults. Stewart Miller shares methodology and findings from an evaluation of the museum's "Brain" exhibit, a study which involved interviewing children ages eight to thirteen. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Linda A. Black, Exhibits Planning Director at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, discusses methods and findings from the Kellogg Demonstration Project. The project directly involved museum staff in the instrument design and data collection for evaluation of the Museum's new "Mysteries in History" exhibit. Also, a computer ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Linda A. Black, Exhibits Planning Director at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, demonstrates the usefulness of "quick and dirty" evaluation work by sharing key findings from Dr. Robert Wolf's series of one-month "mini studies." ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Tom Skancke, Development Director of Discovery: The Children's Museum in Las Vegas, presents an outline of the market study and development plan produced by Laventol and Horwath, when the Las Vegas community decided to develop their children's museum. The plan illustrates the thoroughness with which initial audience research can and should be done ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this Editor's Note, guest editor Linda A. (Nikki) Black summarizes the content of this issue of "Visitor Behavior" and explains its goal to demonstrate the importance of evaluation to the success of smaller/newer museums as well as to demonstrate the role of evaluation in everyday operations. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this bibliography, Jacksonville State University researcher Stephen Bitgood presents a list of research reports on the topic of school field trips to museums and zoos. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, University of Florida researchers John J. Koran, Jr., Mary Lou Koran, and Jim Ellis present a review of research on the effectiveness of field trip experience and analyze findings for trends. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University researcher Stephen Bitgood presents a general overview of the literature on field trips. Bitgood reviews the four phases of school field trip programs: planning of the program, pre-visit preparation, on-site activities, and follow-up activities. Bitgood cites studies that address each of phase and ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this brief article, Jacksonville State University researcher Stephen Bitgood discusses the value of front-end and formative evaluation as part of the exhibit label development process. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University researcher Stephen Bitgood presents a review of exhibit label literature and techniques. Bitgood refers to Beverly Serrell's 1983 list of "eight deadly sins" from her manual, "Making Exhibit Labels: A Step by Step Guide," and cites visitor studies that support Serrell's list. Bitgood also explains ... »

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