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Unit of study_

Museum and Heritage: Engaging audiences - MHST6902

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
1x1hr lecture and 1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x500wd tutorial post and presentation (20%), 1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x2500wd project proposal (45%)

Prohibitions

MUSM7029

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Art History and Film Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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