IZE Reading List


    • Moss, A., Jensen, E. & Gusset, M. (2014) Zoo visits boost biodiversity literacy.  Nature 508:186


    • Moss, A., Jensen, E. & Gusset, M. (2015) Evaluating the contribution of zoos and aquariums to Aichi BioDiversity Target 1. Conservation Biology 29:537-544.


    • Diamond, Judy. (1999). Practical Evaluation Guide – Tools for Museums and Other Informal Educational Settings. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press.


    • Faulk, John H.; Dierking, Lynn D.; Boyd, Williard. (1992). The Museum Experience. Washington, DC: Howells House.


    • Faulk, John H.; Reinhard, Eric M.; Vernon, Cynthia L.; Bronnenkant, Kerry; Heimlich, Joe E.; Deens, Nora L. (2007). Why Zoos and Aquariums Matter: Assessing the impact of a visit to a zoo or aquarium. Silver Spring, MD: Association of Zoos and Aquariums.


    • Khalil, K. and Ardoin, N. 2011. Evaluation in American Zoo and Aquarium Association-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums: A Literature Review. Applied Environmental Education and Communications 10(3): 168-177.



    • Tourtillott, Leeann; Britt, Peggy. (1994). Evaluating Environmental Education Materials. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hurt Publishing Company.


  • Wholey, Joseph S.; Hatry, Harry P.; Newcomer, Kathryn E. (2004). Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation 2 nd ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.