Museum educators learn by doing

January 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

Museum educators rarely experience ongoing training. They tend to rely on their past experiences of teaching and learning to guide their interactions with learners. Allen and Crowley describe the implementation of a new school trip program that challenged museum educators’ beliefs. The program involved a five-month process of reflective practice and the iterative testing of student-centered, inquiry-based facilitation approaches.


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Heather King, Author, King's College London

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Museum and Science Center Programs | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Public Programs