Museum Education I
7.5 credits cr.
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The course provides an introductory orientation into the social role of museums and the educational impacts of cultural sites.
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This course consists of two modules:
First module: The educational museum, 4,5 ECTS
This module provides an cultural theoretical background of museums, innvolving theories about the social role of museums, concepts about the museum as a physical and virtual learning space, as well as methods of museum education. Another focus is on the educational impacts of museum exhibitions. Museums, and their relation to school curricula, are discussed as educational resources.
Second module: Educational resource, 3 ECTS
The second module focuses on the pedagogical and didactical decisions that can enhance learning and Bildung in museums. Ways of creating a learning setting for a special target group are explored through design work. Different perspectives on educational museum development, such as accessibility, diversity and value base, are discussed in relation to a designed educational resource.
Instruction is given in the form of lectures, seminars, excursions and group assignments. Instruction is given in the language specified in each occasion of the course. Instruction is net-based.
CH103F Grading Criteria(eng) (437 Kb)
The first module, The educational museum, 4,5 ECTS will be assessed through a written assignment.
The second module, Educational resource, 3 ECTS will be assessed through an individual design work as well as a written assignment.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Instruction is net-based.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.