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2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 5650 - Museum Education (3)

When Offered: Fall, Even-numbered years
An examination of how teaching in museums is achieved through interpretive and education programs. Students will study a variety of museum environments and teaching strategies by engaging in case studies, class discussion, student presentations and field trips. The course will introduce and prepare history, cultural resource management, public history, and education students for the growing field of museum education. Topics covered include museum orientation and interpretation, museum promotion, grant-writing, educational psychology, media and technology and educational outreach.