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Museums as Centers of Learning


by Willard L. Boyd 1993

The author describes museums as deeply rooted educational institutions. The large comprehensive museum has a "student body" more diverse than any school, college, or university. Museums are also more accessible. Although museums can never be an alternative to "schooling," they can be significant complementary centers of lifelong learning.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 94 Number 4, 1993, p. 761-770
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 165, Date Accessed: 10/16/2017 10:01:19 PM

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