Listening in on Museum Conversations

Listening in on Museum Conversations

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39.5 Listening in on Museum Conversations

We all know that learning takes place in museums but what does that really mean? Who learns what and how do they learn it? Gaea Leinhardt and Karen Knutson set out to investigate these questions through the conversations of museum visitors. The model they developed from their research owes much to sociocultural theory, and they challenge others to think about certain specific features of the museum experience in order to understand and define learning. They advocate… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: AltaMira Press (June 14, 2004)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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