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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
This study explores the ways and means that museum educators build their expertise to practice museum education. A qualitative methodology was utilized in this examination, incorporating aspects of grounded theory and phenomenological research. Fifteen museum educators in science-related museums in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, who worked extensively with teachers, were selected as respondents.
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Bailey, Elsa B., "How Museum Educators Build and Carry Out Their Profession: An Examination of Situated Learning Within Practice" (2003). Educational Studies Dissertations. 89.