120.201 (21S) Lifelong Learning in Museums

Sommersemester 2021

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03.03.2021 17:00 - 18:30 online Off Campus
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Bedingt durch die COVID-19-Pandemie können kurzfristige Änderungen bei Lehrveranstaltungen und Prüfungen (z.B. Absage von Präsenz-Lehreveranstaltungen und Umstellung auf Online-Prüfungen) erforderlich sein.

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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Lifelong Learning in Museums
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
LV-Modell
Onlinelehrveranstaltung
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
8 (35 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
03.03.2021
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

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LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

The purpose of this course is to help studentsunderstand the role and fuction of museum learning in nowadays’ learningsociety. The course reveals the theoretical background and the currentinternational trends of museum learning.

Lehrmethodik inkl. Einsatz von eLearning-Tools

Active participation of students is required.  Applied teaching methods: lecture; discussion; group work; individual research; presentation.

Inhalt/e

Beyond revealing the current social, educational and cultural roles, functions and tasks of museums the course focuses on the theory and practise of museum education and it examines the connections between museums and adult education/lifelong learning. Students will also learn about the theory and practise of museum communication and marketing.

  • Historical development of museums. New roles, functions and tasks of museums in the 21st century. Museums and the postmodern/ learning society. Cultural and social roles of the museum nowadays. 
  • The impact of the COVID-19 situation on museums.
  • Museums and sustainability.
  • Theoretical background of museum learning. Informal, nonformal and formal learning in museums. Learning theories and learning styles in museum learning.
  • Museum education methods for diverse age groups/ target groups.
  • Museums as places for lifelong learning. Museums and adult learning. Methods and programs of adult learning in museums.
  • The exhibition from the point of view of learning. The role of the museum in interpretation. Telling stories trought objects and images. Methods and tools of interactivity.
  • Online museum learning - Innovative museum websites. The role of social media in museum learning.
  • Cooperation between educational/health/social etc. institutions and museums.
  • Museum marketing and management. Communication and public relations in museums.
  • Museums and the local community.
  • Volunteer programs in the museum.
  • International museum organizations.
  •  Evaluation and visitor studies.

Literatur

Recommended readings:

Benett, T. (1995): The Birth of the Museum. History, Theory, Politics. Routledge, New York.

Burcaw, G. E. (1997): Introduction to Museum Work. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek.

Corsabe, G. (2005, ed.): Heritage, Museums and Galleries. An Introductory Reader. Routledge, New York.

Cuno, J. (2004, ed.): Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public Trust. Princeton University Press, Princeton-Oxford – Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Falk, J.H. – Dierking, L.D. – Foutz, S. (2007): In Principle, In Practice. Museums as Learning Institutions. AltaMira Press, Plymouth.

Genoways, H.H. (2006, ed.): Museum Philosophy for the Twenty-first Century. AltaMira Press, Oxford.

Hein, George E. (2000): Learning in the Museum. Routledge, London, New York.

Hooper-Greenhill, E. (2007): Museums and Education. Purpose, Pedagogy, Performance. Routledge, New York.

Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean (2005): The Educational Role of the Museum. Routledge, New York.

Karp, I. – Kreamer, C.M. – Lavine, S.D. (1992, eds.): Museums and Communities. The Politics of Public Culture. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington – London.

Lord, Barry – Lord, Gail Dexter (2001, eds): The Manual of Museum Exhibitions. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek – Lanham –New York – Oxford.

Lord, Barry (2007): The Manual of Museum Learning. AltaMira Press, Lanham.

Mofat, Hazel-Woollard, Vicky (2004): Museum and Gallery Education: a Manual of Good Practice. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek

Sandell, R. – Janes, R.R. (2007, ed.): Museum Management and Marketing. Routledge, London – New York.

Serrell, B. (1996): Exhibit Labels. An Interpretive Approach. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek.

Sherman, D.J. (2008, ed.): Museums and Difference. Indiana University Press, Bloomington – Indianapolis.

Prüfungsinformationen

Im Fall von online durchgeführten Prüfungen sind die Standards zu beachten, die die technischen Geräte der Studierenden erfüllen müssen, um an diesen Prüfungen teilnehmen zu können.

Prüfungsmethode/n

1. Museum learning report (essay, 9-10 pages) about the online learning services offered by museums. 3 different museums should be examined. Detailed requirements are listed below.

2. Online class presentation (about the findings of your museum learning report,15 min.) Moodle- platform.

3. Individual online research on the current trends of museum learning: 2- 3 pages long papers about each of the following themes. 2-3 pages / each paper. 

3.1.      Museum learning programs for people with dementia.

3.2.      Family learning in museums.

3.3.      Promoting and engaging local communities through museum learning programs.

3.4. Museums, migration and cultural diversity. The role of museum learning programs in social inclusion.

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

1. )Museum learning report (written): 40%

2.) Museum learning report (online class presentation): 20%

3.) Individual research -current trends of museum learning (written + online class presentation): 40%

Beurteilungsschema

Note Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Masterstudium Erwachsenenbildung und berufliche Bildung (SKZ: 847, Version: 20W.1)
    • Fach: Lernen und Bildung in lebensweltlichen, arbeitsplatznahen und sozialen Kontexten (Wahlfach)
      • a2.1 Erfahrungsbasierte Bildungs- und Lernprozesse ( 0.0h VC, VS, SE / 4.0 ECTS)
        • 120.201 Lifelong Learning in Museums (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 1., 2., 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Masterstudium Erwachsenen- und Berufsbildung (SKZ: 847, Version: 09W.3)
    • Fach: Pflichtfächer (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Anwendungsorientierte Bildungsforschung und Entwicklung in der Erwachsenen- und Berufsbildung
        • Internationale Forschungs- und Entwicklungsfelder ( 2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 120.201 Lifelong Learning in Museums (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3., 4. Semester empfohlen

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Sommersemester 2020
  • 120.201 SE Lifelong Learning in Museums (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 120.201 SE Lifelong Learning in Museums (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 120.201 SE Lifelong Learning in Museums (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 120.201 SE Lifelong Learning in Museums (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)