What makes learning fun? : principles for the design of intrinsically motivating museum exhibits / Deborah L. Perry.

Title: 
What makes learning fun? : principles for the design of intrinsically motivating museum exhibits / Deborah L. Perry.

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Author/Artist: 
Perry, Deborah L., 1952-
Publisher: 
Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, c2012.
Description: 
xiv, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141066
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
AM151.P475 2012z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-227) and index.
Contents: 
Understanding visitor experiences --
Visitors, conversation, and learning --
Interpretive activism --
The Selinda model of visitor learning --
Designing visitor experiences --
Communication --
Collaboration --
Guidance --
Curiosity --
Perceptual curiosity --
Intellectual curiosity --
Interest --
Confidence --
Success --
Expediency --
Challenge --
Expectations --
Uncertainty --
Control --
Choice --
Power --
Play --
Imagination --
Sensory exploration --
Appendix A. Descriptions of the Colored shadows and The color connection exhibits --
Appendix B. Overview of original research --
Appendix C. The What makes learning fun? framework --
Appendix D. Sample knowledge hierarchies.
ISBN: 
9780759108844 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759108846 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759108851 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0759108854 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780759121287 (electronic)
0759121281 (electronic)