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  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of a 1982 article in "Curator" entitled "Video vs Wall-Panel Display: An Experiment in Museum Learning," which discusses key findings from a survey of visitors who viewed a special painting exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Information about an artist and his work was alternately provided for visitors by color wall panels ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this brief outline, Jacksonville State University's Steve Bitgood identifies key questions and proposed answers related to exhibit design. Questions focus on the purpose, planning, management, timing, funding, criteria, measurement, and audience of exhibit studies. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of Randall Washburne and J. Alan Wagar's 1972 article, "Evaluating Visitor Behavior to Exhibit Content." Washburne and Wagar studied visitor preference for types of exhibit presentations in visitor centers. Key findings include visitors' preferences related to three categories: stimulus, subjects, and strategies for ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of the historical periods described in Jon Coe's 1986 article entitled "Towards a Coevolution of Zoos, Aquariums, and Natural History Museums." Coe traces the history of exhibit design in these three types of informal settings. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article describes findings from a study of over 250 professionals who deal with visitors in exhibition-type facilities. Researchers studied attitudes about exhibit evaluation, specifically about the value and funding of this research. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief definition of evaluation featured in an issue of "Visitor Behavior" dedicated to exhibit design and evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood and Donald Thompson discuss findings from two studies, one that evaluated how people perceive museums, parks, and zoos in terms of 27 bipolar characteristics and one that studied how a visit to a science museum effects the perceptions of respondents. In both studies, the researchers ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Kate Harding shares a checklist developed by the Holden Arboretum that can help museums plan for on-site visitor studies. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Marilyn G. Hood, of Hood Associates, explains how specially-trained and dedicated volunteers can assist with audience studies. Hood discusses the Holden Arboretum's volunteer training program as an exemplar for this type of work. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, researchers from Ohio State University discuss evaluation methods and findings of a study of the Old Woman Creek school visitor program. Researchers evaluated changes in knowledge, shifts in attitude, and enjoyment levels of the visiting schoolchildren. ... »

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