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Observation Protocol

Expressions of Empathy and Related Emotions towards Animals: Observational Framework and Code sheet

July 8, 2019 | Public Programs, Exhibitions

This observational framework can be used with different group types (e.g. family, school group, adult couple, individual, etc.) and across diverse settings such as with public program audiences, camps, or guests at animal exhibits. The framework includes expressions of empathy and related emotions, such as curiosity or appreciation. 


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    Woodland Park Zoo
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    Oregon Zoo
  • Citation

    Resource Type: Research and Evaluation Instruments | Coding Schema
    Discipline: General STEM | Life science
    Audience: General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
    Environment Type: Public Programs | Aquarium and Zoo Programs | Exhibitions | Aquarium and Zoo Exhibits

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