Jay Lemke and some colleagues (including myself) have published a broad review of efforts to provide adequate descriptions and evaluations of all sort of informal (meaning, here, roughly, out of school) learning environments. The executive summary is attached for anyone curious. The MIT link is here: http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/documenting-and-assessing-learning-informal-and-media-rich-environments Pass it along if you know someone who is bedeviled by the difficulties of doing research in this broad area. mike -- It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
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