Free-Choice Family Learning: A Literature Review for the National Park Service
Learning in national parks often occurs in the context of family groups. Understanding the motivations, needs, and outcomes of family groups is critical to engaging a substantial portion of the National Park Service (NPS) audience. This literature review was prompted by an NPS initiative to improve lifelong learning. It explores research about the nature of family learning, factors that influence it, and recommendations for enhancing it. This review uses Falk and Dierking's (2000) Contextual Model of Learning as a framework for understanding personal, sociocultural, and physical factors that ...
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Bourque, Colleen M.; Houseal, Ana K.; Welsh, Kate M.; Wenger, Matthew
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