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Title Are we there yet? : conversations about best practices in science exhibition development / edited by Kathleen McLean and Catherine McEver
Published San Francisco, Calif. : Exploratorium, [2004]


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Description vi, 131 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 poster + 2 pamphlets in book pockets + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents Machine derived contents note: Are We There Yet? Conversations about Best Practices in Science -- Exhibition Development -- Contents -- Forward, Barry Van Deman -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One Best Practices Should be a Tool, Not a Rule, Kathleen McLean -- The Best of Practices, The Worst of Times, Jay Rounds -- How Clear Goals and Objectives Can Help Us Lose Our Way, Patrick Tevlin -- Writing More Useful Goals and Objectives, Beverly Serrell -- Teams and Goals: Conversations about how we work together -- Some Thoughts about Teams, Jim Volkert -- Teams Take Too Long: Think F.A.S.T.! Paul Orselli -- Ample Time and Money: Bottom-line Requirement or Practical Noise?, Paul Martin -- Time and Money: The Pragmatic Perspective, Claire Pillsbury -- Project Management and Innovative Exhibitions: A Perfect Pair, Robert Garfinkle and -- Susan Koch -- Questions from the Field about Time, Money, and Project Management -- Beyond Interactivity, Judy Rand -- Emotional Rescue, Stephen Pizzey -- Evaluation, Donald Hughes -- What Does Evaluation Have To Do with Best Practices?, Sue Allen -- Questions from the Field about Evaluation -- New Technology, Amanda Parkes -- Learning Design, Sue Allen -- So What about the Science?, Kathleen McLean -- Part Two Twelve Noteworthy Science Exhibitions -- Wolves and Humans: Coexistence, Competition and Conflict, Science Museum of -- Minnesota, Paul Martin -- Traveling the Pacific, The Field Museum, Phyllis Rabineau -- Psychology: Understanding Ourselves, Understanding Each Other, American Psychological -- Association and -- Ontario Science Center, Gretchen Jennings -- Darkened Waters, Pratt Museum, Mike O'Meara -- Whodunit?, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Charlie Walter -- Engineer It!, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Janell Jones -- Memory, Exploratorium, Michael Pearce -- Congo Gorilla Forest, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo, Sitara Cave, John Fraser, -- John Gwynne, and -- Kim Vanmourik -- Frogs, Exploratorium, Charles Carlson and Alice Krasinski -- Sounds from the Vaults, The Field Museum, Carolyn S. Johnson and Alaka Wali, with -- Richard Faron -- Sound Lab, Experience Music Project, Andrea Weatherhead -- Jellies: Living Art, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Jaci Tomulonis -- Cd Rom -- Part Three In the Vernacular -- Weed Seeds/Creativity Cards -- Creativity Killers Poster -- Muzine -- Comments from Non-Visitors -- Appendix A: The Pre-conference Survey/Questionnaire and Respondents -- Appendix B: Conference Participants -- Appendix C: Ways of Assessing an Exhibition
Subject Museum techniques.
Science museums -- Exhibitions.
Author McEver, Catherine.
McLean, Kathleen.
LC no. 2004013434
ISBN 0943451582 (paperback)