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The role of zoos and aquariums in education for a sustainable future

By Jan Packer, Roy Ballantyne

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Abstract

This chapter explores visitors' environmental learning in zoos and aquariums, inclusive of narrative accounts that demonstrate the impact of such experiences in the lives of visitors regarding the process and outcomes. 

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Mason N McLary

HABRI Central

Date 2010
Publication Title New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education
Pages 25-34
ISBN/ISSN 1536-0717
Publisher Wiley Jossey-Bass
Location of Publication San Francisco, CA
DOI 10.1002/ace.378
URL https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:227730
Language English
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Jan Packer; Roy Ballantyne (2017), "The role of zoos and aquariums in education for a sustainable future," http://habricentral.org/resources/61389.

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Tags
  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal roles
  3. Animals in culture
  4. Animal welfare
  5. Aquariums
  6. environmental learning
  7. Narratives
  8. Physical environment
  9. sustainability
  10. visitors
  11. Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation
  12. Zoo and captive wild animals
  13. Zoos