Keyword: talk

Using the ‘audience exchange’ approach to help first-time audiences

This research was conducted by Stephanie E. Pitts and Jonathan Gross at the University of Sheffield, UK

Summary

This paper outlines the use of the ‘audience exchange’ approach to audience development. This involves facilitated group dialogue between audience members who are first-time attenders who may lack confidence or familiarity with the …

By | 16 August 2017 |

Using talk to affect learning in museums

This research was conducted by Jennifer DeWitt and Jill Hohenstein at King's College London, UK

Summary

This paper examined the quality of children’s talk to better understand the ways in which children learn in a museum setting. The research was based upon four separate school visits to the Science …

By | 26 April 2014 |

Social interaction in a gallery shapes our reception to art

This research was conducted by Dirk vom Lehn at King's College London, UK

Summary

This paper is primarily about the potential of audio-visual recording as a tool to understand the reactions that people have when encountering art in a museum. But there are useful findings that can help inform our …

By | 10 April 2014 |