Perspectives on object-centered learning in museums / edited by Scott G. Paris.

Title: 
Perspectives on object-centered learning in museums / edited by Scott G. Paris.

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Publisher: 
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002.
Description: 
xxii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Authors: 
Paris, Scott G., 1946-
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
142918
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
AM8.P47 2002z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents: 
I: Studying learning with objects in contexts --
1. The role of context in children's learning from objects and experiences / Lynn Dierking --
2. The role of objects in active, distributed meaning-making / Shawn Rowe --
3. Children learning with objects in informal learning environments / Scott G. Paris and Susanna E. Hapgood --
4. The authentic object? A child's-eye view / E. Margaret Evans, Melinda S. Mull, and Devereaux A. Poling --
5. When the object is digital: properties of digital surrogate objects and implications for learning / C. Olivia Frost --
6. Through the garden gate: objects and informal education for environmental and cultural awareness in arboreta and botanic gardens / David C. Michener and Inger J. Schultz --
7. Epistemological issues about objects / James V. Wertsch --
II: Discipline-based explorations of objects --
8. Learning with, through, and about art: the role of social interactions / Barbara Piscitelli and Katrina Weier --
9. Placing objects within disciplinary perspectives: examples from history and science / Robert Bain and Kirsten M. Ellenbogen --
10. Fostering an investigatory stance: using text to mediate inquiry with museum objects / Susanna E. Hapgood and Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar --
11. Objects and learning: understanding young children's interaction with science exhibits / Léonie J. Rennie and Terence P. McClafferty --
12. Reading objects / Christina E. van Kraayenoord and Scott G. Paris --
13. Cloaking objects in epistemological practices / Leona Schauble --
III: Conversations about objects --
14. Object-based learning and family groups / Minda Borun --
15. Maps, globes, and videos: parent-child conversations about representational objects / Maureen A. Callanan, Jennifer L. Jipson, and Monika Stampf Soennichsen --
16. Pathways among objects and museum visitors / Kristine A. Morrissey --
17. Objects of learning, objects of talk: changing minds in museums / Gaea Leinhardt and Kevin Crowley --
18. Leveling the playing field through object-based service learning / DeAnna Banks Beane and Myla Shanae Pope --
19. The object of experience / Sally Duensing.
ISBN: 
0805839275
9780805839272