Evaluation of Interactive Microcomputers Exhibit in a Museum Setting

January 1st, 1991 | RESEARCH

This paper discusses findings from a study that examined an interactive microcomputer exhibit at the Texas Memorial Museum. The study aimed to answer the following two questions: (1) Can the microcomputer be used effectively in a museum setting to teach first, second, and third graders about endangered species in Texas? and (2) Can the microcomputer be used effectively in a museum setting to create or enhance positive beliefs about endangered species in Texas?

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Mary-Lynn Klevans, Author, Kansas City Zoological Gardens

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Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 3
Number: 1
Page(s): 237-255

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Audience: Adults | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Undergraduate | Graduate Students
Discipline: Education and learning science | Life science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Games | Simulations | Interactives | Media and Technology | Museum and Science Center Exhibits