Education in Museums On-line Course

$499.00
SKU: ms236
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Description:

The world of museum education is as varied as the imagination. From school field trips to online blogs, from 2-year-olds to senior citizens, and from formal programs to volunteering, it is all part of the educational delivery system of a museum. In Education in Museums, survey the education programs offered at your site. Determine what exhibits and collections need better representation through education. Develop a long term plan of education program development for your site that you can use to improve services to your community.

Course Outline:

1. Types of Education Programs

2. Inventorying Your Museum

3. Goals of Education Programs

4. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Preschool Children

5. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Elementary Aged Children

6. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Middle and High School Children

7. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Working Adults

8. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Seniors

9. Programs for Schools - Speaking their language

10. Outreach

11. Online Education Programs

12. Thinking Outside the Box

13. Evaluation

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Description:

The world of museum education is as varied as the imagination. From school field trips to online blogs, from 2-year-olds to senior citizens, and from formal programs to volunteering, it is all part of the educational delivery system of a museum. In Education in Museums, survey the education programs offered at your site. Determine what exhibits and collections need better representation through education. Develop a long term plan of education program development for your site that you can use to improve services to your community.

Course Outline:

1. Types of Education Programs

2. Inventorying Your Museum

3. Goals of Education Programs

4. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Preschool Children

5. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Elementary Aged Children

6. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Middle and High School Children

7. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Working Adults

8. Characteristics of: Education Programs for Seniors

9. Programs for Schools - Speaking their language

10. Outreach

11. Online Education Programs

12. Thinking Outside the Box

13. Evaluation