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

HIS 3576 - Education in Museums and Public History Sites (3)

When Offered: Spring. Odd-numbered years
This course examines the ways in which museums and other public history sites attempt to reach and educate diverse audiences, and explores how people learn from, and meaningfully engage with, these sites. Students will examine how the field of museum education and theories about learning have historically changed over the years, and will research and analyze the variety of interpretive methods museums use, such as technology, hands-on activities, and curriculum-based activities.