The Resource Attention and value : keys to understanding museum visitors, Stephen Bitgood

Attention and value : keys to understanding museum visitors, Stephen Bitgood

Label
Attention and value : keys to understanding museum visitors
Title
Attention and value
Title remainder
keys to understanding museum visitors
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Bitgood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How can museums capture visitors' attention? And how can their attention be sustained? In this important volume, leading visitor researcher and educational psychologist Stephen Bitgood proposes a model-the attention-value model-that will help museum practitioners create more effective museum environments. A major advance beyond earlier efforts, the attention-value model shows how both personal and exhibit design variables influence the capture, focus, and engagement of attention. Bitgood also offers extensive background in the visitor attention literature, details of his extensive testing
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
069
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AM7
LC item number
.B567 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Attention and value : keys to understanding museum visitors, Stephen Bitgood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. What we know about visitor attention -- Introduction -- Early studies -- Theories and models -- Outcomes of engaged attention -- Overview of the attention-value model -- Part 2. Understanding value and motivation -- Value as a combination of quality and duration -- How value influences choice of text -- Predicting engaged attention to exhibit text -- Part 3. Ways to promote engaged attention -- Visitor self guides -- Instructions to describe/compare objects -- Label placement -- Supplementing audio with text -- Large interpretive background -- Part 4. Promoting engaged attention through exhibit design -- Phenomena that decrease visitor attention -- Visitor navigation and attention -- Some guiding principles for exhibitions -- Appendix A: Checklist for managing attention
Control code
ocn842898031
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611322651
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28718896
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842898031
  • pebcs1611322642

Library Locations

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