Units of Study

MUSM7036 - Museums and the Digital

Semester 2b, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Helena Robinson
Email: helena.robinson@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit investigates the current use and adoption of digital technologies and new media across the museum and gallery sectors internationally. It considers how museums use digital technologies and new media, its relationship to audiences through Web 2.0 and Museum3 environments, and the growing use of the web as an important tool for cultural institutions. This course is an opportunity to research and develop critical knowledge about the use of new media and its application in the museum.

Assessments

1x1000wd equivalent online discussions (20%), 1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x2000wd concept proposal (30%)

Classes

Intensive mode in weeks 8-12 in Semester 2

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