Listening to Young Children: Assessment and Research Techniques for Very Young Visitors

January 1st, 1996 | RESEARCH

In this paper, Swarthmore College's Christine Massey surveys methods from other fields, particularly developmental psychology, to gain insight into how one might allow young children to be direct participants in visitor evaluation and research studies, with a special emphasis on investigations involving learning. Massey discusses the special challenges in working with young children during evaluations.



Team Members

Christine Massey, Author, Swarthmore College


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 8
Number: 1
Page(s): 82


Audience: Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals | Pre-K Children (0-5)
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions