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Introduction

Museum Educators Practice: Challenging Topics and Unique Audiences
  • Lisa Mcintosh
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Abstract

Some of the most rewarding experiences for museum educators arise from the unexpected and sometimes difficult conversations we have with visitors and our interactions with unique audiences. While these experiences may ultimately be rewarding, it takes time and reflection to better understand them and to apply those new understandings to our practice.

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References

  1. Morrissey, K., Petrie K., Canning, K., Windleharth, T. W., & Montano, P. (2014). Museums & social issues: A research synthesis of an emerging trend. Retrieved from http://visitorstudies.org/biseGoogle Scholar
  2. Tran, L. U., & King, H. (2007). The professionalization of museum educators: The case of science museums. Museum Management and Curatorship, 22(2), 131–149. doi: 10.1080/09647770701470328CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa Mcintosh
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  1. 1.Department of Curriculum and PedagogyUniversity of British ColumbiaCanada

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