FIGURE 2-1 Cover images of recent National Research Council reports on informal education.
SOURCE: Philip Bell, Bruce Lewenstein, Andrew W. Shouse, and Michael A. Feder, Editors, Committee on Learning Science in Informal Environments, National Research Council. 2009. Learning Science in Informal Environments. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; Marilyn Fenichel and Heidi A. Schweingruber, National Research Council. 2010. Surrounded by Science. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
FIGURE 2-2 Map of human learning, which shows that people spend the majority of their time from infancy to adulthood in informal learning settings.
SOURCE: The LIFE Center (The Learning in Informal and Formal Environments Center), University of Washington, Stanford University, and SRI International. 2007. Learning in and out of school in diverse environments: Life-long, life-wide, life-deep. Available online at depts. washington.edu/centerme/LEARNING%20LIFE%20REPORT.pdf.