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  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a summary of studies from "The Behavior of the Museum Visitor" (1928) by Edward S. Robinson, who studied the problem of museum "fatigue." Robinson suggested that this "fatigue" is caused by multiple factors like physical fatigue and object satiation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this forward, Stephen Bitgood, editor of "Visitor Behavior," summarizes the issue dedicated to the pioneering work of Edward Robinson and Arthur Melton as well as the efforts by current researchers. Bitgood also presents a list of pioneering articles on the topic of visitor behavior. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article features eight abstracts from the First Annual Visitor Studies Conference. Institutions represented in these abstracts include the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Science Learning, Inc., Hood Associates, Jacksonville State University, Smithsonian Institution, and University of Florida. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this report, Minda Borun summarizes the activities of the business meeting of the Education Committee, which took place at the 1988 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Museums in Pittsburgh. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief bibliography of works by Robert L. Wolf on museum evaluation and related research. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a brief summary of Marilyn Hood's works on audience research, a useful tool for professionals interested in conducting research and evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    This is a bibliography for a glossary of key terms related to the field of visitor studies and evaluation. The glossary can be found on page 8 of the same resource. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    This is a glossary of key terms related to the field of visitor studies and evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood presents a summary of issues related to evaluation discussed in visitor studies literature. These issues include research vs. evaluation, formative vs. summative evaluation, goal-free vs. goal-referenced evaluation, and developmental vs. post-design evaluation. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1988
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood Ph.D. presents an overview of the methodology used in visitor studies research. Bitgood identifies reliability and validity as the two most important standards, defines several types of visitor research (experimental, correlational, descriptive/observational), and describes two ... »

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