Concepts in Context: Conceptual Frameworks, Evaluation and Exhibition Development

January 1st, 1993 | RESEARCH

This paper discusses the meaning of conceptual frameworks and the problems that arise when exhibit developers and visitors use different conceptual frameworks to interpret exhibits. The authors draw on experience and evaluation findings from a recent project developing an interactive traveling exhibit about chemistry.



Team Members

Patricia VanLuven, Author, Impression 5 Science Museum
Cyrus Miller, Author, Impression 5 Science Museum


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 5
Number: 1
Page(s): 116


Funding Source: NSF


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