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  1. Introductory readings and online references 21 items
    1. Excellence and equity: education and the public dimension of museums - Hirzy, Ellen Cochran, American Association of Museums 1992

      Book 

    2. A common wealth: museums and learning in the United Kingdom - Anderson, David, Great Britain 1997

      Book  This is a key text

    3. Exhibitions in museums - Belcher, Michael 1991

      Book 

    4. Learning science in informal environments: people, places, and pursuits - Bell, Philip, National Research Council (U.S.) c2009

      Book 

    5. Public institutions for personal learning: establishing a research agenda - Dierking, Lynn D., Falk, John H., American Association of Museums 1995

      Book 

    6. Learning from Museums: An Introduction - John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking

      Chapter  Digitised reading

    7. The effect of visitors' agendas on museum learning - J. Falk, T. Moussouri, D. Coulson 1998

      Article  Digitised reading; this is a key text

    8. Museum philosophy for the twenty-first century - Genoways, Hugh H. c2006

      Book 

    9. Learning in the museum - Hein, George E. 1998

      Book 

    10. The educational role of the museum - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1999

      Book 

    11. A companion to museum studies - Macdonald, Sharon 2006

      Book 

    12. Interpreting objects and collections - Pearce, Susan M. 1994

      Book 

    13. Renaissance in the regions: a new vision for England's museums - Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries 2001

      Book 

  2. Lectures Part 1: Autumn Term 169 items
    1. Lecture 1 38 items
      Museums and their audiences
      1. Websites 6 items
      2. Essential reading 3 items
        1. The Value of Museums - Department of Culture, Media and Sport 2004

          Document  This is a key text

        2. Staying away: why people choose not to visit museums - M. Hood 1983

          Article  Digitised reading; this is a key text

        3. Cultural diversity: developing museum audiences in Britain - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1997

          Book  This is a key text

      3. Other reading 29 items
        1. Disability studies: past, present and future - Barton, Len, Oliver, Mike 1997

          Book 

        2. Centres for Social Change: Museums, Galleries and Archives for All - Department for Culture, Media and Sport 2000

          Document  Not held by UCL

        3. Policy Action Team 10: Report on Social Exclusion - Department for Culture, Media and Sport 1999

          Document 

        4. Andragogy (adult education) in the Museum: A Critical Analysis and New Formulation - Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        5. The future of the Other: changing cultures on display in ethnographic museums - B. Durrans

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        6. Meaning and Truth in Multicultural Museum Education - V. Golding

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        7. Learning at the museum frontiers: identity, race and power - Golding, Vivien 2009

          Book 

        8. Civilizing the museum: the collected writings of Elaine Heumann Gurian - Gurian, Elaine Heumann 2006

          Book 

        9. Museums and their visitors - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1994

          Book 

        10. Museums and the interpretation of visual culture - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 2000

          Book 

        11. Museums and Social Inclusion: The GLLAM Report - Group for Large Local Authority Museums 2000

          Document 

        12. Disability rights in Europe: from theory to practice - Gooding, Caroline, Lawson, Anna 2005

          Book 

        13. Researching disability issues - Moore, Michele, Beazley, Sarah, Maelzer, June 1998

          Book 

        14. Three Approaches to Participative Inquiry - P. Reason

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        15. The audience for American art museums - Schuster, J. Mark Davidson 1991

          Book 

    2. Lecture 2 46 items
      Introduction to visitor studies
      1. Essential reading 3 items
        1. Museum visitor studies in the 90s - Bicknell, Sandra, Farmelo, Graham, 1993

          Book  This is a key text

        2. Visitor Surveys: Who Visits and Who Doesn’t? Getting Started in Audience Research - M. Hood

          Chapter  Digitised reading; this is a key text

        3. Doing it Right: Visitor Studies, Evaluation, and Exhibits - Kathleen McLean

          Chapter  Digitised reading; this is a key text

      2. Other reading 31 items
        1. Questioning assumptions: an introduction to front-end studies in museums - Dierking, Lynn D., Pollock, Wendy c1998

          Book 

        2. The experiences of visitors in a physics discovery room - Matti Erätuuli, Cary Sneider 1990

          Article 

        3. Learning Science with Interactive Exhibits - E. Feher 1993

          Article  Digitised reading

        4. Science Centres As Research Laboratories - E. Feher, J. Diamond

          Chapter 

        5. Why Museums Don't Evaluate - Alan J. Friedman 1996

          Article 

        6. An Evaluator's Viewpoint - Jeff Hayward 1992

          Article 

        7. Gallery 33: a visitor study - Watson, Philip J., McManus, Paulette M., Jones, Jane Peirson, Werner, Susan c1993

          Book 

        8. An Exhibit Developer's Viewpoint - Janet Kamien 1992

          Article 

        9. Rats, Street Gangs and Culture: Evaluation in Museums - G. Lawrence

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        10. Front-end and formative evaluation of an exhibition on Greek Mathematics - T. Moussouri, A. Nikiforidou, A. Gazi

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        11. Various articles on AV & Multimedia - Museums Association 1998

          Article  Use search function to retrieve articles

        12. Evaluating a web site for museums - A. Newman 1999

          Article  Use search function to retrieve article

        13. Renaissance in the regions: a new vision for England's museums - Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries 2001

          Book 

        14. The UK cultural sector: profile and policy issues - Brown, Geoffrey, Selwood, Sara c2001

          Book 

        15. Glossary for Visitor Studies - Visitor Studies Association 1993

          Article 

      3. Other reading: web sites 12 items
        1. Connecting Science: What we know and what we don't know about science in societ - British Association for the Advancement of Science 2005

          Document 

        2. Using Rapid Appraisal Methods - USAID Center for Development Information and Evaluation 1996

          Document 

    3. Lecture 3 11 items
      Evaluation methods
      1. Essential reading 2 items
        1. Observational Tools - Judy Diamond

          Chapter  Digitised reading; this is a key text

        2. Chapter 5: Interviews and Questionnaires - Judy Diamond

          Chapter  This is a key text

      2. Other reading 7 items
        1. A Survey of Characteristics and Patterns of Behavior in a Museum Web Site - J. Chadwick, P. Boverie

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        2. Handbook of qualitative research - Denzin, Norman K., Lincoln, Yvonna S. c2000

          Book  Chapters 24 and 25; this is a key text

        3. Questioning assumptions: an introduction to front-end studies in museums - Dierking, Lynn D., Pollock, Wendy c1998

          Book 

        4. Probing understanding - White, Richard T., Gunstone, Richard F. 1992

          Book  Chapters 4 and 5

      3. Other reading: web sites 2 items
        1. Using Rapid Appraisal Methods - USAID Center for Development Information and Evaluation 1996

          Document 

    4. Lecture 4 12 items
      Data analysis and interpretation
      1. Essential reading 4 items
        1. Handbook of qualitative research - Denzin, Norman K., Lincoln, Yvonna S. c2000

          Book  Page 869. Read this or the following item. This is a key text.

        2. Data management and analysis methods - Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln

          Chapter  This is a key text.

        3. Chapter 7: Presenting and Analyzing Data - Judy Diamond

          Chapter  This is a key text.

        4. "What does it all mean? Interpreting and applying your results" - Lynn D. Dierking, Wendy Pollock

          Chapter  This is a key text.

      2. Other reading 8 items
        1. Evaluating social science research: an introduction - Black, Thomas R. 1993

          Book 

        2. Basics of qualitative research: techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory - Corbin, Juliet M., Strauss, Anselm L., Strauss, Anselm L. c2008

          Book 

        3. Working with spoken discourse - Cameron, Deborah 2001

          Book  2nd ed. (2002) preferred

        4. Computer analysis and qualitative research - Fielding, Nigel, Lee, Raymond M. 1998

          Book 

        5. Qualitative researching - Mason, Jennifer 2002

          Book 

        6. Qualitative data analysis: an expanded sourcebook - Miles, Matthew B., Huberman, A. M. c1994

          Book 

        7. Interpreting qualitative data: methods for analyzing talk, text and interaction - Silverman, David 2006

          Book 

    5. Lecture 5 27 items
      Communication, interpretation, learning - workshop
      1. Essential reading 2 items
      2. Other reading 25 items
        1. Interactivity: moving beyond terminology - M. Adams 2004

          Article  Digitised reading

        2. Excellence and equity: education and the public dimension of museums - Hirzy, Ellen Cochran, American Association of Museums 1992

          Book 

        3. A Common Wealth: Museums in the Learning Age - David Anderson 1999

          Document  This is a key text.

        4. Wise up: the challenge of lifelong learning - Claxton, Guy c1999

          Book 

        5. Developing museum exhibitions for lifelong learning - Durbin, Gail, Group for Education in Museums 1996

          Book 

        6. Learning from Museums: An Introduction - Lynn D. Dierking, John H. Falk

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        7. School Field Trips: assessing their long-term impact - J. Falk, L. D. Dierking 1997

          Article  Digitised reading

        8. Public institutions for personal learning: establishing a research agenda - Dierking, Lynn D., Falk, John H., American Association of Museums 1995

          Book 

        9. The effect of visitors' agendas on museum learning - J. Falk, T. Moussouri, D. Coulson 1998

          Article 

        10. Learning to learn in informal science settings - Janette Griffin 1994

          Article  Not held by UCL

        11. Learning in the museum - Hein, George E. 1998

          Book 

        12. Constructivist Learning Theory - George E. Hein 1991

          Article 

        13. The Constructivist Museum - George E. Hein 1995

          Article 

        14. The Implications of Lifelong Learning - R. Hiemstra

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        15. Education, communication and interpretation: towards a critical pedagogy in museums - Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        16. Measuring the outcomes and impact of learning in museums, libraries and archives - Eilean Hooper-Greenhill, Jocelyn Dodd, Theano Moussouri, Ceri Jones 2003

          Document 

        17. Visitor Meaning-Making in Museums for a New Age - L. Silverman 1995

          Article  Digitised reading

        18. Learning from Ourselves: Pivotal Stories of Museum Professionals - M. Spock, H. Jensen Leichter

          Chapter 

        19. Communities of practice: learning, meaning, and identity - Wenger, Etienne 1998

          Book 

    6. Lecture 6 35 items
      Theories of learning & their application in informal learning environment
      1. Essential reading 2 items
        1. Learning science in informal environments: people, places, and pursuits - Bell, Philip, National Research Council (U.S.) c2009

          Book 

        2. The educational role of the museum - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1999

          Book 

      2. Other reading 33 items
        1. John Dewey's Experience and Education: Lessons for Museums - T. Ansbacher 1998

          Article  Digitised reading

        2. The Piagetian Children's Science Gallery - S. K. Bagchi, I. Yahya, P. R. Cole 1992

          Article  Digitised reading

        3. Human Behavior and the Science Centre - M. Csikszentmihalyi

          Chapter  Not held by UCL.

        4. The art of seeing: an interpretation of the aesthetic encounter - Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly, Robinson, Rick Emery c1990

          Book 

        5. Intrinsic Motivation in Museums: Why Does One Want to Learn? - M. Csikszentmihalyi, K. Hermanson

          Chapter 

        6. Developing museum exhibitions for lifelong learning - Durbin, Gail, Group for Education in Museums 1996

          Book 

        7. Learning from Museums: An Introduction - John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking

          Chapter 

        8. The museum experience - Falk, John H., Dierking, Lynn D., Boyd, W. L. 1992

          Book 

        9. Learning to be : the world of education today and tomorrow - International Commission on the Development of Education 1972

          Book 

        10. The young child and the educative process - Frost, Joe L., Kissinger, Joan B. c1976

          Book 

        11. The arts and human development - Howard Gardner 1973

          Book  Not held by UCL.

        12. Frames of mind: the theory of multiple intelligences - Gardner, Howard c2004

          Book 

        13. The unschooled mind: how children think and how schools should teach - Gardner, Howard 1993

          Book 

        14. Multiple intelligences : the theory in practice - Howard Gardner 1993

          Book  On order

        15. Learning in the museum - Hein, George E. 1998

          Book 

        16. Museum Learners as Post-modernists: Contextualising Constructivism - E. Hooper-Greenhill 1997

          Article  Digitised reading

        17. Visitor Meaning-Making in Museums for a New Age - L. Silverman 1995

          Article  Digitised reading

        18. Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development - R.B. Sund

          Chapter  Digitised reading

        19. Communities of practice: learning, meaning, and identity - Wenger, Etienne 1998

          Book 

  3. Lecture 7 Object-based learning - workshop 33 items
    1. Group exercise: exploring definitions of terms used to refer to museum materials & carrying out an object study

    2. Interpreting objects and collections - Pearce, Susan M. 1994

      Book Essential

    3. Reading objects - C.E. van Kraayenoord, S. Paris

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    4. Museum objects - S. Pearce

      Chapter Essential

    5. Suggested reading for the group exercise:

    6. Learning from objects - Durbin, Gail, Morris, Susan, Wilkinson, Sue 1990

      Book Recommended

    7. Learning from objects - Durbin, Gail, Morris, Susan, Wilkinson, Sue 1990

      Book Recommended

    8. Museum and gallery education - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1991

      Book Recommended

    9. Thinking about things - S. Pearce

      Chapter 

    10. Other reading

    11. Museums, educative: an encyclopedia entry - David Carr

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    12. Touch in museums: policy and practice in object handling - MacDonald, Sally, Prytherch, David, Chatterjee, Helen, Noble, Guy 2008

      Book 

    13. A teacher's guide to using abbeys - Cooksey, Cynthia 1992

      Book Recommended

    14. A teacher's guide to geography and the historic environment - Copeland, Tim c1993

      Book Recommended

    15. A teacher's guide to maths and the historic environment - Copeland, Tim 1991

      Book Recommended

    16. A teacher's guide to using castles - Copeland, Tim 1994

      Book Recommended

    17. A teacher's guide to using castles - Copeland, Tim 1994

      Book Recommended

    18. The value of things - Cummings, Neil, Lewandowska, Marysia c2000

      Book Recommended

    19. The authentic object? A child’s-eye view - E.M. Evans, M.S Mull, D.A Poling

      Chapter Recommended

    20. The power of museum pedagogy - E. Hooper-Greenhill

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    21. A teacher's guide to using listed buildings - Keith, Crispin 1991

      Book Recommended

    22. Museums, objects and collections: a cultural study - Pearce, Susan M. 1992

      Book Recommended

    23. Objects as meaning; or narrating the past - Susan M. Pearce

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    24. A teacher's guide to using listed buildings - Keith, Crispin 1991

      Book Recommended

    25. Museums, objects and collections: a cultural study - Pearce, Susan M. 1992

      Book Recommended

    26. Objects as meaning; or narrating the past - Susan M Pearce

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    27. A teacher's guide to science and the historic environment - Pownall, Jane, Stone, Peter G. 1992

      Book Recommended

    28. Introduction: the power of touch - Elizabeth Pye

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    29. Making sense of touch: a multisensory approach to the perception of objects - Elizabeth Pye

      Chapter Recommended

    30. Weighing up the value of touch - A Wing, C Giachritsis, R Roberts

      Chapter Recommended

  4. Lecture 8 Communication theories & interpretive frameworks 22 items
    1. • General overview of communication theories

      • The transmission and cultural approach

      • Communication theory and museum work

    2. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. The educational role of the museum - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1999

        Book Essential Note: Chapters 1-4 : This is a key text

    3. Other reading: museums 6 items
      1. Museums and American intellectual life, 1876-1926 - Conn, Steven c1998

        Book Recommended

      2. Intrinsic Motivation in Museums: Why Does One Want to Learn - M. Csikszentmihalyi, K. Hermanson

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Shows of force: power, politics, and ideology in art exhibitions - Luke, Timothy W. 1992

        Book Recommended

      4. The politics of display: museums, science, culture - Macdonald, Sharon 1997

        Book Recommended

      5. Modern art: making people mad. - D. Rice 1997

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

    4. Other reading: communication studies 12 items
      1. Critical perspectives on media and society - Eason, David, Avery, Robert K. c1991

        Book Recommended

      2. Consumption - Bocock, Robert 1993

        Book Recommended

      3. Communication as culture: essays on media and society - Carey, James W. 1989

        Book Recommended

      4. Introduction to communication studies - John Fiske 1982

        Book Recommended

      5. Human communication theory and research: concepts, contexts, and challenges - Heath, Robert L., Bryant, Jennings c2008

        Book Recommended

      6. A Handbook of qualitative methodologies for mass communication research - Jankowski, Nick, Jensen, Klaus 1991

        Book Recommended

      7. Communication, Culture and Hegemony From the Media to Mediations (Communication and Human Values) - Jesus Martin-Barbero 1993

        Book Recommended Not held at UCL : Available via the British Library and Senate House

      8. McQuail's mass communication theory - McQuail, Denis 2005

        Book Recommended

      9. Media performance: mass communication and the public interest - McQuail, Denis 1992

        Book Recommended

      10. Communication models: for the study of mass communications - McQuail, Denis, Windahl, Sven 1981

        Book Recommended

      11. Television, audiences and cultural studies - Morley, David 1992

        Book Recommended

      12. British cultural studies: an introduction - Turner, Graeme c1992

        Book Recommended

  5. Lecture 9 Museum communication 26 items
    1. • Overview of ways museums communicate through exhibitions

      • Exhibition development stages

      • Cases studies of exhibition development projects: Science Museum, London

      • Standards & indicators of excellence for exhibitions

    2. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Planning for people in museum exhibitions - McLean, Kathleen, Association of Science-Technology Centers c1993

        Book Essential [This is a key text]

      2. Designing Exhibits That Motivate - D. L Perry

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading. This is a key text.

    3. Other reading 15 items
      1. Exhibitions in museums - Belcher, Michael 1991

        Book Recommended

      2. Museum exhibition: theory and practice - Dean, David 1994

        Book Recommended

      3. Learning Science with Interactive Exhibits - E. Feher 1993

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      4. Thinking about exhibitions - Greenberg, Reesa, Ferguson, Bruce W., Nairne, Sandy 1996

        Book Recommended

      5. The manual of museum exhibitions - Lord, Gail Dexter, Lord, Barry c2002

        Book Recommended

      6. Making sense of exhibits - P. McManus

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      7. Striving for excellence in exhibitions - National Association for Museum Exhibition 2001

        Article Recommended Available in print from 2000

      8. Educators on Exhibit Teams: A New Role, a New Era - Lisa C. Roberts 1994

        Article Recommended

      9. From knowledge to narrative: educators and the changing museum - Lisa C. Roberts c1997

        Book Recommended

      10. Exhibit labels: an interpretive approach - Serrell, Beverly c1996

        Book Recommended

      11. Judging exhibitions: a framework for assessing excellence - Serrell, Beverly 2006

        Book Recommended

      12. Exhibition design - G. Velarde

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      13. Creating the British Galleries at the V&A: a study in museology - Humphrey, Nick, Wilk, Christopher 2004

        Book Recommended

    4. Other reading: web sites 8 items
      1. ASTC - Publications

        Webpage  Evaluation & exhibition development

      2. ASTC - Resource Center

        Webpage  Exhibition development, access, learning

      3. Smithsonian Guidelines for accessible design

        Webpage  Search website for guidelines - or google for cache version

  6. Lecture 10 Museum learning research 213 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. Museums in family life: an ethnographic case study - K. Ellenbogen

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. The Effect of Visitors' Agendas on Museum Learning - J Falk, T Moussouri, D Coulson

        Article Essential

    2. Other reading 56 items
      1. Interactivity: Moving Beyond Terminology - M Adams, J Luke, T Moussouri 2004

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      2. School Field Trips: An Overview - Stephen Bitgood 1989

        Article Recommended

      3. Understanding the public's attitudes toward and behavior in museums, parks, and zoos - Stephen Bitgood, Jacksonville State University, National Association for Research in Science Teaching 1987

        Book Recommended

      4. Developing Family-Friendly Exhibits - Minda Borun, Jennifer Dritsas 1997

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      5. Enhancing Family Learning Through Exhibits - M. Borun, M.B. Chambers, J. Dritsas, J.I. Johnson 1997

        Article Recommended

      6. Families are Learning in Science Museums - Minda Borun, A Cleghorn, M Chambers 1996

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      7. Naive Knowledge and the Design of Science Museum Exhibits - M. Borun, C. Massey, T. Lutter 1993

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      8. The love of art: European art museums and their public - Bourdieu, Pierre, Darbel, Alain, Beattie, Caroline, Merriman, Nick 1991

        Book Recommended

      9. Social networks: an introduction - Bruggeman, Jeroen 2008

        Book Recommended

      10. The art of seeing: an interpretation of the aesthetic encounter - Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly, Robinson, Rick Emery c1990

        Book Recommended

      11. The Behaviour of Family Groups in Science Museums - J. Diamond 1986

        Article Recommended Available in print - INST ARCH Pers 1975-2010 : SFX will not provide access

      12. Exhibitions and Expectations: The Case of 'Degenerate Art' - Z.D. Doering, A.J. Pekarik, A.E Kindlon 1997

        Article Recommended

      13. Public institutions for personal learning: establishing a research agenda - Dierking, Lynn D., Falk, John H., American Association of Museums 1995

        Book Recommended

      14. Identity and the museum visitor experience - Falk, John H. 2009

        Book Recommended

      15. The Effect of Visitors’ Agendas on Museum Learning - J. Falk, T. Moussouri, D Coulson 1997

        Article Recommended Digitised reading

      16. Fostering active prolonged engagement: the art of creating APE exhibits - Humphrey, Thomas, Gutwill, Joshua P., Exploratorium (Organization) c2005

        Book Recommended

      17. The Family as a Learning System: An Observational Study of Families in Museums - D.D. Hilke, J Balling, 1985

        Book Optional This is an internal Smithsonian report which hasn't been published. Theano has a copy of it.

      18. Making meaning in art museums (Volume 1) : Visitors' interpretive strategies at Wolverhampton Art Gallery - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, Research Centre for Museums and Galleries 2001

        Book Recommended

      19. Making meaning in art museums (Volume 2) : Visitors' interpretive strategies at Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, Research Centre for Museums and Galleries 2001

        Book Recommended

      20. Listening in on museum conversations - Leinhardt, Gaea, Knutson, Karen c2004

        Book Recommended

      21. Consuming science: public knowledge and the dispersed politics of reception among museum visitors - S. Macdonald 1995

        Article Recommended UCL holds the journal in print from 1980to 1991 and electronically from 1999. Available at the Institute of Education.

      22. Topics in Museums and Science Education - P. McManus 1992

        Article Recommended Digitised reading.

      23. More than a field trip: science programmes for elementary school groups at museums - Sabra Price, George E. Hein 1991

        Article Optional Abstract only available.

      24. Reexamining connections: Museums as science learning environments - Linda Ramey-Gassert, Herbert J. Walberg, Herbert J. Walberg 1994

        Article Recommended

      25. "Johnny showed us the butterflies": The museum as a family therapy tool. - L Silverman

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      26. The long‐term impact of interactive exhibits - John Stevenson 1991

        Article Optional Abstract only available

      27. School visits to zoos and museums: a missed educational opportunity? - Sue Dale Tunnicliffe*, A. M. Lucas, Jonathan Osborne 1997

        Article Recommended

      28. Schoolchildren's Reactions to an Interactive Science Center - C. J. Tuckey 1992

        Article Recommended Digitised reading. UCL does not have a subscription to this volume.

      29. What Have We Discovered about Discovery Rooms" - J White

        Chapter Recommended

      30. Learning from Research - M J Wyszomirski

        Chapter Recommended

    3. Other reading: web sites 4 items
    4. Bibliography 150 items
      1. Museum learning (theory and research papers) 56 items
        1. Interactivity: Moving Beyond Terminology - Marianna Adams, Jessica Luke, Theano Moussouri 2004

          Article  Digitised reading

        2. School Field Trips: An Overview - Stephen Bitgood 1989

          Article 

        3. Developing Family-Friendly Exhibits - Minda Borun, Jennifer Dritsas 1997

          Article 

        4. Enhancing Family Learning Through Exhibits - Minda Borun, Margaret B. Chambers, Jennifer Dritsas, Julie I. Johnson 1997

          Article 

        5. Families Are Learning in Science Museums - Minda Borun, Margaret Chambers, Ann Cleghorn 1996

          Article 

        6. Naive Knowledge and the Design of Science Museum Exhibits - Minda Borun, Christine Massey, Tiiu Lutter 1993

          Article 

        7. The love of art: European art museums and their public - Bourdieu, Pierre, Darbel, Alain, Beattie, Caroline, Merriman, Nick 1991

          Book 

        8. The art of seeing: an interpretation of the aesthetic encounter - Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly, Robinson, Rick Emery c1990

          Book 

        9. Exhibitions and Expectations: The Case of “Degenerate Art” - Zahava D. Doering, Andrew J. Pekarik, Audrey E. Kindlon 1997

          Article 

        10. Public institutions for personal learning: establishing a research agenda - Dierking, Lynn D., Falk, John H., American Association of Museums 1995

          Book 

        11. The family as a learning system: An observational study of families in museums | Mendeley - D.D. Hilke, J Balling 1985

          Document  This is an internal Smithsonian report which hasn't been published. Theano has a copy of it.

        12. Making meaning in art museums (Volume 2) : Visitors' interpretive strategies at Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, Research Centre for Museums and Galleries 2001

          Book 

        13. Making meaning in art museums (Volume 1) : Visitors' interpretive strategies at Wolverhampton Art Gallery - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, Research Centre for Museums and Galleries 2001

          Book 

        14. Listening in on museum conversations - Leinhardt, Gaea, Knutson, Karen c2004

          Book 

        15. Consuming science: public knowledge and the dispersed politics of reception among museum visitors - S. Macdonald 1995

          Article  UCL holds the journal in print from 1980to 1991 and electronically from 1999. Available at the Institute of Education.

        16. Museum Visiting - S Macdonald 1993

          Book  On order.

        17. Topics in Museums and Science Education - P McManus 1992

          Article  Digitised reading.

        18. Please Touch Museum and Harvard - Project Explore 1998

          Book  On order

        19. Reexamining connections: Museums as science learning environments - Linda Ramey-Gassert, Herbert J. Walberg 1994

          Article 

        20. School visits to zoos and museums: a missed educational opportunity? - Sue Dale Tunnicliffe*, A. M. Lucas, Jonathan Osborne 1997

          Article 

        21. Learning from Research - M J Wyszomirski

          Chapter 

      2. Other reading: web sites 4 items
      3. Museum communication 27 items
        1. Museum visitor studies in the 90s - Bicknell, Sandra, Farmelo, Graham, Science Museum (Great Britain) 1993

          Book 

        2. Evaluating social science research: an introduction - Black, Thomas R. 1993

          Book 

        3. Text in the exhibition medium - Screven, Chandler G., Blais, Andrée, Société des musées québécois, Musée de la civilisation (Québec) 1995

          Book 

        4. Handbook of qualitative research - Denzin, Norman K., Lincoln, Yvonna S. 2000

          Book 

        5. Understanding data - Erickson, Bonnie H., Nosanchuk, T. A. 1992

          Book 

        6. The museum experience - Falk, John H., Dierking, Lynn D., Boyd, W. L. 1992

          Book 

        7. Meanings and messages: language guidelines for museum exhibitions - Ferguson, Linda, Ravelli, Louise, MacLulich, Carolyn, Australian Museum 1995

          Book 

        8. Thinking about exhibitions - Greenberg, Reesa, Ferguson, Bruce W., Nairne, Sandy 1996

          Book 

        9. The educational role of the museum - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1999

          Book 

        10. Museum and gallery education - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean 1991

          Book 

        11. Writing a museum education policy - Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, University of Leicester 1991

          Book 

        12. Museum languages: objects and texts - Kavanagh, Gaynor 1991

          Book 

        13. Writing on the wall: a guide for presenting exhibition text - Kentley, Eric, Negus, Dick, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 1989

          Book 

        14. The manual of museum planning - Lord, Gail Dexter, Lord, Barry 1999

          Book 

        15. The design of educational exhibits - Miles, R. S. 1988

          Book 

        16. Facts from figures - Moroney, M. J. 1965

          Book 

        17. Making exhibit labels: a step by step guide - Serrell, Beverly 1988

          Book 

        18. Interpreting our heritage - Tilden, Freeman 1977

          Book 

        19. Heritage interpretation - Uzzell, David L. 1989

          Book 

        20. The new museology - Vergo, Peter 1989

          Book 

      4. Readings appropriate to art gallery education 7 items
        1. The Museum of Art as a Participatory Environment - A Berleant 1990-03

          Article  This is a key text

        2. Notes on art museum experiences - M Csikszentmihalyi 1991

          Document 

        3. Labels for contemporary art - S Longhenry 1999

          Article  Special username and password required for access

      5. Volunteering 19 items
        1. Museum basics - Ambrose, Tim, Paine, Crispin 2006

          Book 

        2. Volunteering in independent museums : a research study - A Babbidge 2009

          Document  You will need to scroll down and open the PDF from Egeria's list of online resources.

        3. Introduction to museum work - Burcaw, George Ellis 1997

          Book 

        4. Volunteers in museums and galleries: a discussion of some of the issues - A Chadwick, E Hooper-Greenhill 1985

          Article  Special username and password required for access

        5. Museums: a place to work : planning museum careers - Glaser, Jane R., Zenetou, Artemis A., Smithsonian Institution 1996

          Book 

        6. Museum volunteers: good practice in the management of volunteers - Goodlad, Sinclair, McIvor, Stephanie 1998

          Book 

        7. The management of volunteers - J P Green

          Chapter 

        8. The manual of museum management - Lord, Barry, Lord, Gail Dexter, Tate Gallery 1997

          Book 

        9. Policy planning for volunteers - S Millar

          Chapter 

        10. One step forward - G Monger 2001

          Article  Special username and password required for access

        11. Mutual benefits - D Mulhearn 2009

          Article  Special username and password required for access

        12. Organising volunteers - J D Smith

          Chapter 

      6. Other reading: web sites 8 items
      7. Visitor studies papers 29 items
        1. Improving Audio-Visual Presentations - M. B. Alt 1979

          Article  Empirical study which derives still valid guidelines on audio-visuals. AVs were as innovative as multi-media computer presentations at the time.

        2. Four years of visitor surveys at the British Museum (Natural History) - M B Alt 1980

          Article  The first reported museum demographic study in the UK. It became as model for other studies worldwide. Statistics are over emphasized in order to demonstrate a worthwhile ‘scientific approach’ but it is worth following the statistical comment.

        3. Characteristics of ideal museum exhibits - M. B. Alt, K. M. Shaw 1984

          Article  Survey which examines the ‘ideal’ from visitor and curator points of view and shows their divergence. Was used politically in the first moves towards accessible museums and the relaxing of total curatorial control over communications.

        4. Exploring science in museums - Susan M Pearce 1996

          Book  Useful for critical review approach

        5. The exploratorium's explainer program: The long-term impacts on teenagers of teaching science to the public - Judy Diamond, Mark St. John, Beth Cleary, Darlene Librero 1987

          Article  First detailed report for volunteers

        6. Who attends our cultural institutions? Progress Report based on the Smithsonian Institution Marketing Study - Zahava D Doering 1995

          Document  Study showing that the major division between USA visitors and non-visitors is educational level. This work has not been duplicated elsewhere

        7. The novel field-trip phenomenon: Adjustment to novel settings interferes with task learning - John H. Falk, W. Wade Martin, John D. Balling 1978

          Article  Showed that visitors can learn from hands–on exhibits – they do not just provide ‘fun’. Has been used as a justification since publication

        8. Orientating visitors within a thematic display - S Griggs 1983

          Article  An important paper showing how visitors create maps for themselves throughout the visit to an exhibition

        9. The museum as a Communicator: A semiotic analysis of the Western Australian Museum Aboriginal Gallery, Perth - Robert Hodge, Wilfred D'Souza, Georges Henri Rivière 2009

          Article  The first paper to cover semiotic impact – not many follow

        10. Staying Away: Why People Choose Not to Visit Museums | Mendeley - M Hood

          Article  A much quoted and accepted paper about motivations for visiting and not visiting museums. Compare with the Doering paper.

        11. Getting started in audience research - M Hood 1986

          Article  Digitised reading. A very useful overview of how to design an evaluation programme

        12. Introduction to evaluation: theory and methodology - R Korn 1989

          Article  Digitised reading. A very good overview of evaluation

        13. Looking at exhibitions: one approach to criticism - K McLean 1993

          Article  Digitised reading. For critical review approach

        14. Families in museums - P M McManus

          Chapter  Digitised reading. Literature review and synthesis

        15. Museum and visitor studies today - Paulette M McManus

          Article 

        16. Museum audiences - R Miles 1986

          Article  First analysis in the literature to consider non-visitors.

        17. Hazards of Communication by Exhibits - Alma S. Wittlin 1971

          Article  Digitised reading. The first paper to closely examine exhibit communications with the aim of making them more accessible to a broader audience. Also, useful for critical review approach

        18. Museum blogs and network sites 1 item
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