Program Courses

To earn the Museum Studies Certificate, students must complete the three core courses. "The Exhibit" course is optional and intended for professionals at smaller institutions who need specific exhibit design know-how.

PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus in accordance with University guidelines . Please refer to the Schedule Notes for course delivery information.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for all professional development courses requires you to (A) register for your course, (B) complete an acknowledgment of Northwestern University's Student Expectations and COVID-19 Code of Conduct in CAESAR. Current students with an active NetID must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR before registering for courses. New students must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR within 48 hours of enrollment before official registration can be finalized.
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MUSEUM 372-DL : Learning and Museums


Description

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.

 

Course Materials:

Students may purchase these books from any retailer where they are available, in any format. Additional course materials will be provided via the online course site.

Registered students can access their online course site here. An activated NetID and password is required for login. *Please note: It may take up to 24-hours for registered students to be added to the online course platform.

 


Additional Information:

This course is offered every academic quarter.

Tuition : $1260

Spring 2022
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
04/06/22 - 06/14/22Asynch
Asynch 50
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Goldthorpe, Caroline
Online
Closed30897
Schedule Notes :

This course will be conducted asynchronously, online.


Summer 2022
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
06/22/22 - 08/30/22Asynch
Asynch 50
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Goldthorpe, Caroline
Online
Open40078
Schedule Notes :

This course will be conducted asynchronously, online.

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