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  • The Effects of Viewing the IMAX/OMNIMAX Film "Tropical Rainforest" on Attitudes and Knowledge
    Date: 01/01/1992
    Resource Category: Summative
    This study addressed the questions of whether or not the IMAX/OMNIMAX film "Tropical Rainforest" contributes to a positive attitude towards, and and increase in knowledge about, the tropical rain forests of the world. Results indicate that there are statistically significant increases in knowledge gained as well as an increase in positive ... »
  • Darkened Waters: Profile of an Oil Spill
    Date: 05/24/1991
    Resource Category: Summative
    A multifaceted evaluation study was conducted of the 2,000-square-foot exhibit "Darkened Waters: Profile of an Oil Spill" between September 14 and October 12, 1991, at the Oakland Museum, Natural Sciences Department. "Darkened Waters" is the second generation of an exhibit originally conceived and built by the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska, to ... »
  • Implementation Formative Evaluation of "Earth Over Time" Videodisc Exhibit
    Date: 05/10/1990
    Resource Category: Formative
    The Interactive Video Science Consortium is a non-profit group of fifteen science centers and museums that developed interactive video exhibits about Earth and Planetary sciences with two purposes in mind. One, the videodisc-based kiosk exhibits served as educational vehicles for four million visitors, representing the combined audiences of the ... »
  • Maintaining a High Quality Visitor Experience
    Date: 01/01/1990
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper the development and success of an ambitious plan launched by the Philadelphia Zoo in late 1970's and early 1980s to streamline operating procedures, repair and replace buildings and exhibits, and evaluate and upgrade visitor services. A key part of this service strategy was a visitor survey, which aimed to identify weaknesses and ... »
  • The Professional and the Volunteer Interpreting a Living History Site
    Date: 01/01/1990
    Resource Category: Summative
    Audience research inspired this interpretive case study in which the evaluator compared planning for the visitor experience and visitor response to the developed environment in a living history site setting. During 1987-1988, the evaluator spent several months observing and interviewing museum workers and visitors, in situ, at The Gibson House, ... »
  • Modified Fennema Sherman Mathematics Attitude Scale
    Date: 11/16/1980
    Resource Category: Scale
    The Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitude Scale measures student attitudes towards mathematics. The survey consists of 4 subscales, each designed to measure confidence, math as a male domain, teacher perception, and usefulness. ... »
  • Roads Taken: Long-Term Impacts of STEM Youth Programs
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The Roads Taken Conference Report provides information and results from the virtual conference held in October and November 2016. Representatives from ten long-standing youth programs, experts in out-of-school time (OST) youth programming, and researchers participated in the Roads Taken virtual conference in October and November 2016, funded by ... »