Learning from museums : visitor experiences and the making of meaning / John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking.

Title: 
Learning from museums : visitor experiences and the making of meaning / John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking.

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Author/Artist: 
Falk, John H. (John Howard), 1948-
Publisher: 
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, c2000.
Description: 
xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other Authors: 
Dierking, Lynn D. (Lynn Diane), 1956-
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141080
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
AM7.F34 2000z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-263) and index.
Contents: 
Learning from museums: an introduction --
The personal context --
The sociocultural context --
The physical context --
Museums and the individual --
Communities of learners --
A place for learning --
The contextual model of learning --
Documenting learning from museums --
Making museums better learning experiences --
Museums in the larger society --
The future of museums.
ISBN: 
0742502945 (cl : alk. paper)
9780742502949 (cl : alk. paper)
0742502953 (pbk : alk. paper)
9780742502956 (pbk : alk. paper)
Series: 
American Association for State and Local History book series.
American Association for State and Local History book series