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Enhancing formal learning in informal learning settings – Considerations for teachers and guides


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Title: Enhancing formal learning in informal learning settings – Considerations for teachers and guides
Authors: Pendrill, Ann-Marie
Ingerman, Åke
Issue Date: 2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Education. Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik
Publication type: conference paper, peer reviewed
Publisher: Centre for Science and Mathematics Education, University of Southern Denmark
Organization: Pendrill, A-M. Department of Physics, Göteborg University, Sweden
Abstract: An encounter with a phenomenon in a science center exhibit can provoke many questions and discussions among the visitors. Interaction with a guide can enhance the experience and help the visitors develop a deeper understanding and see more connections to other phenomena. The outcome of the discussions depend on the visitors, but also on the guide's strategy. This paper builds on empirical material in more formal learning situations, but with relevance for interactions e.g. in a science cen... more
Description: Fourth Nordic Network of Researchers in Science Communication Symposium (NNORSC-4): The Necessity of Increased Cooperation Between the Researchers and Science Centres, Flensburg, Germany, June 2007
Relation: Michelsen, C. (Ed.) (2008) Proceedings of the Fourth Nordic Network of Researchers in Science Communication Symposium (NNORSC-4): The Necessity of Increased Cooperation Between the Researchers and Science Centres, Centre for Science and Mathematics Education, University of Southern Denmark, pp. 53-62
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/19358
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