Cognitive Science Research and Science Museum Exhibits

January 1st, 1991 | RESEARCH

This paper discusses cognitive science research, specifically how people learn and learning as a transition from novice to expert within a field of knowledge. The authors explore some aspects of this model and ways in which it might be applied to science learning in museum settings.


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Team Members

Minda Borun, Author, Franklin Institute Science Museum
Christine Massey, Author, University of Pennsylvania-Philadelphia


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 3
Number: 1
Page(s): 231

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Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | Physics
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits