ERIC Number: EJ638084
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Visitors' Use of Computer Exhibits: Findings from 5 Grueling Years of Watching Visitors Getting It Wrong.
Informal Learning, n38 p1,10-13 Sep-Oct 1999
Computer screen-based interactives can be very effective exhibits and are especially popular with children. Summarizes what museum researchers at London's Science Museum learned while testing computer-interactive exhibits. Topics include typical modes of behavior at computer exhibits, features that improve exhibit attractiveness, effective use of text and touch screens, various forms of interface, and what exhibit designers should avoid. (PVD)
Descriptors: Display Aids, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Exhibits, Experiential Learning, Informal Education, Interactive Video, Museums, Science Education
Informal Learning Experiences, Inc., P.O. Box 42328, Washington, DC 20015.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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