Learning, engagement and enrichment are at the very core of any museum’s mission. This new collection shares the global experience of innovative professionals - in museums and galleries large and small - who have expanded the effectiveness and the boundaries of the museum learning process. If you read nothing else on learning, read these 10 essays!
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We’ve reviewed literally hundreds of MuseumsEtc chapters and selected the most important ones to help enhance you - and your organisation’s - thinking and action on learning, engagement and enrichment.
10 Must Reads: Learning, Engaging, Enriching will help you:
This practical, inspirational 308-page collection, with over 40 colour illustrations, includes:
Six Things We Didn’t Know: Researching the Needs of Family Audiences
John Bull, Learning & Outreach Manager, Qatar Museums Authority
Young Audiences for Old Collections: Implementing Children’s Programming
H Christian Carr is Professor of Art History at Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, and previously Director of the Sweet Briar Museum, VA, USA.
Education Syndicates: A New Model for Museum Learning
Tim Desmond, Chief Executive, Galleries of Justice Museum and National Centre for Citizenship and the Law, Nottingham, UK
Mechanisms of Violence: Historical Tools for Human Rights Education
Marzia Gigli (Head of Education), Elena Monicelli (Co-Director) & Mattia Seligardi (Educator), Peace School Foundation of Monte Sole, Bologna, Italy
The Curatorial Classroom: Creating Opportunities for Engaged Learning
Jessica Hunter-Larsen, Curator, InterDisciplinary Arts Program, Colorado College, USA
Learning Moments: Museum Education and Families
Almadis Kristinsdottir, Director Norska Husid, and Lecturer, Museum Studies Department, University of Iceland
From Collections to Curriculum: New Approaches to Teaching and Learning
Steven Lubar, Professor of American Studies, Brown University, RI and Emily Stokes-Rees, Lecturer on Anthropology, Harvard University, MA
Guests are Our Heroes: Redefining Immersion in First-Person History Programs
Ailithir McGill, Director of Nickel Plate Arts, Indiana, and previously Assistant General Manager for Guest Experience, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
Learning from Objects
Julian Vayne, Education & Outreach Officer, The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon and Independent Museum Consultant
Mobile Devices for Promoting Museum Learning
Tim Zimmerman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Cognition and Education, Hampshire College, MA
Title: 10 Must Reads: Learning, Engaging, Enriching
Colour illustrations: 41
Size: 203 x 127 mm
Editions: £29.95 [eBook] | £39.95 [paperback] | £69.95 [hardback]
ISBN: 978-1-910144-10-7 [paperback]
ISBN: 978-1-910144-11-4 [hardback]
ISBN: 978-1-910144-12-1 [eBook]