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The relationship between engagement and learning in school students’ interactions with technology-driven multimodal exhibits in museums

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This thesis reports a qualitative study of the use of multimodal technologies in museums— specifically, it examines the relationship between visitor engagement and learning, focusing on the use of multimodal technologies during school trips.

The study was conducted in the Natural History Museum and the Churchill Museum, both in London, with participants from several secondary schools. These sites were chosen due to their concern for the added value of learning and public engagement,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Learning and new technologies research group
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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