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Berry, Nancy, and Susan Mayer, eds. Museum> Education: History, Theory, and Practice, Reston, Va.: The National Art Education Association Editors,1989.

Bridal, Tessa. Exploring Museum Theatre. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press, 2004.

Chadwick, Alan, and Annette Stannertt, eds. Museums and the Education of Adults. Leicester, U.K. National Institute for Adult Continuing Education, 1995.

Cunningham, Mary Kay.  The Interpreters Training Manual for Museums. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 2004.

Durbin, Gail, et al. A Teacher's Guide to Learning from Objects. London Department of National Heritage, 1991.

Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking. Free-Choice Learning.  Walnut Creek, Cal.: AltaMira Press, 2002.


Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking, eds.  Public Institutions for Personal Learning. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 1995.


Grinder, Alison L., and E. Sue McCoy. The Good Guide: A Sourcebook for Interpreters, Docents and Tour Guides.  Scottsdale, Ariz.: Ironwood Publishing, 1985.


Group for Education in Museums (GEM)


Ham, Sam H. Environmental Interpretation: A Practical Guide for People with Big Ideas and Small Budgets.  Golden, Colo.: Fulcrum, 1992.


Hein, George E. Learning in the Museum. London Routledge, 1998.


Hirsch, Joanne S., and Lois H. Silverman.  Transforming Practice: Selections from the Journal of Museum Education 1992-1999.  Washington, D.C.: Museum Education Roundtable, 2000.


Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, ed. Working in Museum and Gallery Education. Leicester, U.K.: Leicester University Press, 1992.


Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, ed. The Educational Role of the Museum, London: Routledge, 1999.


Hughes, Catherine.  Museum Theatre: Communicating with Visitors through Drama.  Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1998.


Journal of Museum Education


Legacy: Journal of Interpretation Research


Leinhardt, Gaea, Kevin Crowley, and Karen Knutson.  Learning Conversations in Museums. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 2002.


Levy, Barbara A., Sandra M. Lloyd, and Susan P. Schreiber. Great Tours!  Thematic Tours and Guide Training for Historic Sites. Walnut Creek, Cal.: AltaMira Press, 2001.


Tilden, Freeman. Interpreting Our Heritage, 3rd ed.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.



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