School Field Trips: An Overview

January 1st, 1989 | RESEARCH

In this article, Jacksonville State University researcher Stephen Bitgood presents a general overview of the literature on field trips. Bitgood reviews the four phases of school field trip programs: planning of the program, pre-visit preparation, on-site activities, and follow-up activities. Bitgood cites studies that address each of phase and acknowledges gaps in current research.



Team Members

Stephen Bitgood, Author, Jacksonville State University


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 0892-4996

Publication: Visitor Behavior
Volume: 4
Number: 2
Page(s): 3


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Aquarium and Zoo Programs | Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Programs | Park | Outdoor | Garden Programs | Public Programs