Postgraduate Units of Study
MUSM7029 - Communication and Education
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Ross Heathcote
This unit is informed by an analysis of the museum experience from an audience perspective, drawing on literature from the fields of museum education, audience research, communication and learning theories. Students are encouraged to consider the positioning of public programs in a museum's mission. Issues of accessibility, empowerment and audience development are explored in applications of museum communication and public programming. Guidelines for the development and delivery of education and visitor programs are examined in case studies. Students have the opportunity to apply theoretical understandings to practical exercises in museum education.
1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x2500wd development plan (50%)
Sydney: 1x2-hr seminar/week (13 weeks). Hong Kong: intensive mode in June 2012. Students are advised to check class timetable for details
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