The Relationship Among Interest, Attention, and Learning in a Natural History Museum

January 1st, 1990 | RESEARCH

This paper discusses research on visitor behavior in museums, specific visitor interest, attention and learning. It presents findings from a study conducted by researchers at the University of Florida, which evaluated 47 undergraduates' viewing patterns and learning at 11 static case exhibits at the Florida Museum of Natural History.


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John J. Koran, Jr., Author, University of Florida
John Scott Foster, Author, University of Florida
Mary Lou Koran, Author, University of Florida


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page(s): 239-244

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Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Undergraduate | Graduate Students
Discipline: Education and learning science | Geoscience and geography | Life science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits