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Design strategies in science centre

Baniyamin, Nurhaya and Abdul Rahim, Zaiton (2019) Design strategies in science centre. In: 3rd International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering 2019 (ICACE), 26th-27th June 2019, Kuala Lumpur.

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This study presents semiotics semantics theory as a possible standard for exploring the interrelations amid learning and the design of informal learning environments. The theoretical notions of classification (Bernstein, 1996), formality (Halliday, 1996), and framing (Bernstein, 1996) were sourced to explain the approach in selected exhibition galleries in Petrosains. Studies on the relationships between signs and symbols and what they represent, especially the relations between form and their reference in the physical world or the world of ideas, have been performed. Applying the semiotics semantics theory to the science centre settings has significant ability for expanding awareness of the role that exhibition plays in the visitor experience, and apprising the design strategies. The findings suggest that the representational modes do promote an investigative learning of science in pedagogical functioning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 4136/76842
Uncontrolled Keywords: informal learning setting, science centre, semiotic semantics theory, visitor experience
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H63 Museum. Exhibitions
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings > NA4170 Public buildings
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Nurhaya Baniyamin
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2019 09:27
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2019 10:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/76842

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