Learning & interpretation: evaluation reading list
Alt, M. B. (1977) Evaluating Didactic Exhibits: a Critical Look at Shettel's Work. Curator, 20, 241-58.
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990) Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, New York, Harper and Row.
Csikszentmihalyi, M. & Robinson, R. (1990) The Art of Seeing: An Interpretation of the Aesthetic Encounter, Malibu, J Paul Getty Museum / Getty Center for Education in the Arts.
Davidson, B., Heald, C. L. & Hein, G. E. (1991) Increased Exhibit Accessibility Through Multi-sensory Interaction. Curator, 34, 273-90.
Hood, M. G. (1983) Staying Away: Why People Choose to Visit Museums. Museum News, 61, 50-7.
Hutt, S. J. & Hutt, C. (1970) Direct Observation and Measurement of Behaviour, Springfield, Charles C Thomas.
Mcmanus, P. M. (1989) Oh, Yes, They Do: How Museum Visitors Read Labels and Interact with Exhibit Texts. Curator, 32, 174-89.
Melton, A. W. (1938, reprint 1965) Problems of Installation in Museums of Art, Washington, American Association of Museums.
Pittenger, D. J. (1993) The Utility of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Review of Educationlal Research, 63, 467-88.
Richardson, V. (1994) Conducting Research on Practice. Educational Researcher, 23, 5-10.
Robinson, E. S. (1928) The Behaviour of the Museum Visitor, Washington DC, American Association of Museums.
Screven, C. G. (1974) The Measurement and Facilitation of Learning in the Museum Environment: and experimental analysis, Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution Curatorship.
Screven, C. G. & P, S. (1993) Visitor Studies Bibliography and Abstracts, Shorewood, Exhibits Communication Research Inc.
Bitgood, S., Roper, J. T. J. & Benefield, A. (Eds.) (1988) Visitor Studies: Theory, Research and Practice, Jacksonville.
Borun, M. & Korn, R. (1999) Introduction to Museum Evaluation, American Association of Museums.
Cohen, L. & Manion, L. (1994) Research Methods in Education, London, Routledge.
Creswell, J. W. (199) Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Traditions, London, Sage.
Denzin, N. K. & Lincoln, Y. S. (2000) Handbook of Qualitative Research, London, Sage.
Dexter Lord, G. & Lord, B. (Eds.) (1999) The Manual of Museum Planning: Second Edition, Walnut Creek, California, AltaMira Press.
Gubrium, J. & Holstein, J. (2001) The Handbook of Interviewing, London, Sage.
Loomis, R. J. (1987) Museum Visitor Evaluation: New Tool for Management, Nashville, American Association for State and Local History.
Mason, J. (2002) Qualitative Researching, London, Sage.
Mclean, K. (1993) Planning for People in Museum Exhibitions, Washington, Association of Science-Technology Centres.
Miles, M. B. (1994) Qualitative Data Analysis, an Expanded Sourcebook, Newbury Park, Sage.
Scott, D. & Usher, R. (1999) Researching Education: Data Methods and Theory in Educational Enquiry, London, Sage.
Somekh, B. & Lewin, C. (Eds.) (2005) Research Methods in the Social Sciences, London, Sage.
Stansfield, G. (1981) Effective Interpretive Exhibitions, Cheltenham, Countryside Commission.
Sudbury, P. & Russel, T. (1995) Evaluation of Museum and Gallery Displays, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press.
Thompson, D. (Ed.) (1993) Visitor Studies: Theory, Research and Practice 5, Jacksonville, Visitor Studies Association.
Walker, R. (1993) Applied Qualitative Research, Aldershot, Gower Publishing Ltd.
Overview / rationale
Bicknell, S. & Farmelo, G. (1993) Museum Visitor Studies in the 90s, London, Science Museum.
Binks, G., Dyke, J. & Dagnall, P. (1988) Visitors Welcome, London, English Heritage.
Cameron, D. F. (1968) A viewpoint: the museum as a communications system and implications for museum education. Curator, 11, 33-40.
Falk, J. H. & Dierking, L. D. (1992) The Museum Experience, Washington, Whalesback Books.
Hein, G. E. (1998) Learning in the Museum, London, Routledge.
Hirsch, J. & Silverman, L. H. (Eds.) (2000) Transforming Practice: Selections from the Journal of Museum Education 1992-1999, Museum Education Roundtable.
Hooper-Greenhill, E. (1994) Museums and Their Visitors, London, Routledge.
Hooper-Greenhill, E. (Ed.) (1995) Museums, Media, Message, London, Routledge.
Knez, E. I. & Wright, A. G. (1970) The museum as a communications system: an assessment of Cameron's viewpoint. Curator, 13, 201-12.
Mcmanus, P. M. (1998) Towards ensuring that planned interpretations come to fruition. ICOM Triennial CECA. Melbourne.
Miles, R. S., Alt, M. B., Gosling, D. C., Lewis, B. N. & Tout, A. F. (Eds.) (1988) The Design of Educational Exhibits, London, Unwin Hyman.
Moffat, H. & Woollard, V. (1999) Msueum & Gallery Education: A Manual of Good Practice, HMSO.
Museums, A. A. O. (1992) The Audience in Exhibition Development, Washington DC, American Association of Museums.
Serrell, B. (1996) Exhibit Labels: an Interpretive Approach, Walnut Creek, AltaMira Press.
Serrell, B. (Ed.) (1998) Paying Attention: Visitors & Museum Exhibitions, American Association of Museums.
Wilk, C. & Humphrey, N. (Eds.) (2004) Creating the British Galleries at the V&A: A Study in Museology, London, V&A Publications.