Museums & Families
Being of Value
By (author) Lynn D. Dierking
Museums & Families by Lynn D. Dierking
Book DescriptionThis 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.
Buy Museums & Families book by Lynn D. Dierking from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781598740752
Classification: Museology & heritage studies
Format: Hardback (229mm x 152mm x mm)
Imprint: Left Coast Press Inc
Publisher: Left Coast Press Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2015
Country of Publication: United States
You might also like...
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology by Nguyen Van Huy
By reading these papers, one can follow the new road that the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology has taken in fostering and presenting the cultures of ethnic peoples living in Southeast Asia.
Marketing Cultural and Heritage Tourism by Rosemary Rice McCormick
Packed with valuable ideas and case studies to help increase museum visitation and museum store sales, this valuable resource is a must for everyone in the business of connecting people with the cultural wealth of our museums and parks.
Numbers by the Book by Museum Store Association
Numbers by the Book is a well-executed road map of the financial side of museum retailing. From cash flow to purchasing to delegation of tasks, this practical pocket guide should be in the hands of every museum store manager!
New Store Workbook by Museum Store Association» View more books like these...
The New Store Workbook is a complete, hands-on guide for museum professionals covering all planning stages of opening a new museum retail store.
Books By Author Lynn D. Dierking
Lessons without Limit, Paperback (September 2002)» View all books by Lynn D. Dierking
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.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Museums & Families book by Lynn D. Dierking and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
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.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2014. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.