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Motivational features of science shows

Walker, Graham James

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This thesis investigates how science shows affect audience motivation. Science shows - sometimes termed science theatre or lecture-demonstrations - are a form of informal science learning, often performed in science centres, museums and schools. Despite their wide use, little research has been conducted on science shows, and less still on their use as motivational tools. This lack of knowledge hinders development of motivational science shows and hence restricts impacts they have on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-12-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11076

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