Units of Study
MHST6902 - Museums and Heritage:Engaging audiences
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Annie Clarke
Presenting collections, objects and places to the public is a major focus for museums, galleries and heritage organisations. The development of interpretation strategies and public programs to engage, educate and entertain audiences are regarded as key to the long-term viability of cultural institutions. This unit examines the theories and practices of museum education, heritage interpretation, audience research, communication and learning. The development and delivery of education, interpretation and visitor programs are examined in case studies and through practical work.
1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x2500wd project proposal (45%), 1x500wd seminar presentation (10%), seminar participation (10%)
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney