Parent Beliefs about Teaching and Learning in a Children’s Museum

May 1st, 2004 | RESEARCH

This article discusses a study conducted as part of a larger project to develop new signage strategies to support powerful forms of parent involvement at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Center of Learning in Out-of-School Environments conducted the study in the context of the museum's expansion from 20,000 sq. ft. to 80,000 sq. ft.



Team Members

Mallary Swartz, Author, University of Pittsburgh
Kevin Crowley, Author, University of Pittsburgh


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies Today
Volume: 7
Number: 2
Page(s): 1


Audience: Evaluators | Families | Museum | ISE Professionals | Parents | Caregivers | Pre-K Children (0-5)
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits