Re: [xmca] CHAT and museum education

From: Elina Lampert-Shepel (
Date: Wed Apr 19 2006 - 11:02:11 PDT

Thank you, Gordon. This info is for the researcher in England. She
was specifically interested in CHAT perspective on the museum

Quoting Gordon Wells <>:

> >Hi, everyone,
> >One of the students at the mini-course asked me about CHAT and
> >museum education. Do you know any research, names, programs I
> can
> >refer her to?
> >Thanks,
> >Elina
> The Centre for Informal Learning and Schools (CILS) is a
> collaborative NSF funded program that involves UC Santa Cruz,
> Kings
> College, London, and the Exploratorium in San Francisco. It
> involves
> a number of post-docs and doctoral students, several of whom are
> interested in museum education. They had a couple of sessions at
> Gordon
> --
> Gordon Wells
> Dept of Education,
> UC Santa Cruz.
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Elina Lampert-Shepel
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Education
Mercy College New Teacher Residency Program
Mercy College
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New York, NY 10001
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