Field Trips: A Look at Environmental Effects on Learning.

May 24th, 1983 | RESEARCH

Six studies on school field trip learning are reviewed. Among the findings reported are those indicating that students' perceptions of the novelty of the trip affects what they learn, and that imposed learning will be inhibited in settings where novelty is either extremely great or small.


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Team Members

John H Falk, Author, Oregon State University


Identifier Type: ISSN
Identifier: 0021-9266

Publication: Journal of Biological Education
Volume: 17
Number: 2
Page(s): 134

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | Life science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Aquarium and Zoo Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Park | Outdoor | Garden Programs | Public Programs