Learning by Doing Exhibit Evaluation at the San Diego Natural History Museum

January 1st, 2003 | RESEARCH

This article describes an exhibit evaluation project at the San Diego Natural History Museum, funded by NSF in 2001, which took a participatory approach to better understand their audience. The authors, two participants in this project, discuss their motivations and goals, useful models and lessons learned from a special needs focus group.


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Team Members

Nancy Owens Renner, Author, San Diego Natural History Museum
Marianna Adams, Author, Institute for Learning Innovation


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies Today!
Volume: 6
Number: 1
Page(s): 21


Funding Source: NSF
Award Number: 0004253
Funding Amount: 50000

Related URLs

Master Plan for New Permanent Exhibits -- A Planning Grant
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Access and Inclusion: People with Disabilities
Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits