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Museums & Families by Lynn D. Dierking

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This book analyzes the relationship between museums and families--how they view one another, how museums can facilitate free-choice learning in families, and how both together can serve as powerful allies to enact social and community change. Leading museum researcher Lynn Dierking identifies the family as a learning institution and details the implications for programming and exhibits in history, art, science, children's museums and other cultural institutions. In describing museums with excellent family programs, she provides exemplars for other museums to improve family learning within their institution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781598740752
ISBN-10: 159874075X
Classification: Museology & heritage studies
Format: Hardback (229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Left Coast Press Inc
Publisher: Left Coast Press Inc
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Lynn D. Dierking

Museums & Families by Lynn D. Dierking Museums & Families, Paperback (March 2014)

Dierking shows that museums have an important role as beacons of knowledge for communities in general and families in particular.

Museum Experience Revisited by Lynn D. Dierking Museum Experience Revisited, Paperback (January 2013)

The first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit, updated to incorporate advances in research, theory, and practice in the museum field over the last twenty years.

Lessons without Limit by Lynn D. Dierking Lessons without Limit, Paperback (September 2002)

Free-choice learning is about what you choose to do in your learning time. Our motivations and expectations change over our lifetime but learning never stops. This book gives an understanding of the learning process and guides readers in maximizing their lifelong learning journeys.

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Author Biography - Lynn D. Dierking

Lynn Dierking is Sea Grant Professor in Free-Choice Learning at Oregon State University, co-directing a comprehensive learning research program integrating K-12, Collegiate Teaching and Free-Choice Learning concentrations. Over a 30] year professional career, Lynn has worked in a variety of educational settings: Middle and high school science classrooms, the Smithsonian Office of Educational Research, University of Maryland's College of Education and as director of a middle school curriculum project, Science in American Life, at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Her work centers on the long-term learning of children, youth and families, the development and evaluation of community-based efforts and efforts to involve historically under-represented communities in free-choice learning.

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