Museum Studies

Program Courses

To earn the Museum Studies certificate, students must complete the three Core courses. "The Exhibit" course is optional and geared more to professionals at smaller institutions who need specific exhibit design know-how.

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Professional Development Programs

Museum Studies
MUSEUM 372-DL Learning and Museums *Core Course

ONLINE: This course studies current theories and practices of education and learning in museums and examines the principal activities in planning and implementing educational experiences for museum visitors. Included are consideration of the role of museum educators and the principles of informal learning. Strategies to assess learning interests for potential audiences and to include technology in museum learning are presented. All types of educational opportunities and experiences offered by museums are examined and evaluated. Students will analyze the learning opportunities and experiences offered by a museum of their choice in their own area, in addition to participating in weekly online discussion boards.


Additional Information:

This course is offered every academic quarter. 


Course Materials:

 

The Museum Experience Revisited, Second Edition. Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking. New York: Routledge, 2013. ISBN-10: 1-611-32045-3 | ISBN-13: 978-1-611-32045-9

 

In Principle, In Practice: Museums as Learning Institutions. Falk, John H., Lynn D. Dierking, and Susan Foutz, eds. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 0-759-10977-X | ISBN-13: 978-0-759-10977-3

 

Students may purchase an electronic version of the course books, if available. Additional course materials will be provided via the online course site.


Tuition:
$1175

Summer 2017 Sec #50 (372-DL)


Schedule Notes:

There is no live/real-time component to this class. Students participate in all aspects of the learning experience, within each week, around their own life/work schedules.


Course Materials:

The Museum Experience Revisited, Second Edition. Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking. New York: Routledge, 2013. ISBN-10: 1-611-32045-3 | ISBN-13: 978-1-611-32045-9

 

In Principle, In Practice: Museums as Learning Institutions. Falk, John H., Lynn D. Dierking, and Susan Foutz, eds. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 0-759-10977-X | ISBN-13: 978-0-759-10977-3

 

Additional course materials will be provided via the online course site.

Start/End Dates Course Sync Time Building
06/21/17 - 08/23/17 Asynch
Instructor Course Format Status CAESAR Course ID
Online Closed 41513
Fall 2017 Sec #50 (372-DL)
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Schedule Notes:

There is no live/real-time component to this class. Students participate in all aspects of the learning experience, within each week, around their own life/work schedules.


Course Materials:

The Museum Experience Revisited, Second Edition. Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking. New York: Routledge, 2013. ISBN-10: 1-611-32045-3 | ISBN-13: 978-1-611-32045-9

In Principle, In Practice: Museums as Learning Institutions. Falk, John H., Lynn D. Dierking, and Susan Foutz, eds. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 0-759-10977-X | ISBN-13: 978-0-759-10977-3

Additional course materials will be provided via the online course site.

Start/End Dates Course Sync Time Building
09/27/17 - 11/29/17 Asynch
Instructor Course Format Status CAESAR Course ID
Online Open 18154