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Summary

The Smithsonian Office of Educational Research is formed to investigate and improve learning, particularly as it occurs outside the conventional classroom -- in museums, zoos, nature centers, at home, or in the everyday environment.

Subject

Smithsonian Office of Educational Research (SOER)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 157.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, S. Dillon Ripley Chronology."
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," October 1983, p. 3.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

October 1, 1984

Topic

  • New Offices
  • New Programs
  • Education
  • Research

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