ERIC Number: ED337401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Visitor Learning in Museums. Curiosity and Human Development Theories: Implications for Museum Programs and Exhibit Design. Museum Studies Program. Reviews of Current Research Volume 1.
Ellis, Jim; And Others
This paper reviews human development theories that could be utilized in the study of museums as well as theories or approaches to curiosity that appear to be of significant interest for museum exhibit designers and educators. An overview of each theory is followed by a general evaluation of the theory and research that appears relevant. The implications for practice as well as potential future directions for research in informal settings also are discussed. (55 references) (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Developmental Theory; Museum Studies