Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
This independent study includes family program survey research and planning processes completed during my Master of Science in Museum Education fieldwork at the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City in the spring of 2017. This information is compared to data gathered from surveys with ten other cultural and historical museums and with the Cool Culture community program. This study also includes a literature review of studies and theories concerning child development and family learning in museums. With information from all these resources assembled, analyses of strengths, challenges, and potential areas for growth are outlined for family programs at cultural and historical museums.
Choie, D. (2017). Bringing families In: An Examination of Family Programs at the Museum of Chinese in America and Other Cultural and Historical Museums in New York City. New York : Bank Street College of Education. Retrieved from https://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/198