Teachers, Museums and Worksheets: A Closer Look at a Learning Experience

Kisiel, James F.
February 2003
Journal of Science Teacher Education;Feb2003, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
Presents a Contextual Model of Learning that examines visitor learning in museums. Features of the model; Factors that can influence learning in a museum setting; Challenges associated with teaching in a museum context.


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