Museum Studies Works

 

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  • Wolf, Barbara; Wood, Elizabeth (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    Research demonstrates that children have vast potential to expand their knowledge base with simple supports from adults and older children. Children's museums have a heightened awareness of the value in and the need to ...
  • Wood, Elizabeth (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
    The concept of family learning in museums emphasizes the interaction between related adults and children through the process of free-choice learning. The complexity of family learning in the context of school visits presents ...
  • Wood, Elizabeth; Zemanek, Alysha; Weiss, Laura; Carron, Christian G. (2016)
    The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, founded in 1925, is one of few children's museums with a substantial collection. The changing needs of family audiences, and the museum's shift in direction toward a family learning ...
  • Wood, Elizabeth (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
    One challenge of conducting evaluations is finding the right questions to guide the work. A clear purpose for a study gives the evaluator a good sense of what information can answer the questions, and helps frame the scope ...