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Teaching The Museum

Author : Leah M. Melber
ISBN : 9781442276819
Genre : Business & Economics
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Teaching the Museum offers insights, anecdotes, and valuable advice on how to get started and how to succeed in this rapidly growing field. Twenty contributors with decades of museum experience point out the opportunities for new graduates and seasoned teachers alike who want to explore this exciting profession.

The Art Museum As Educator

Author : Council on Museums and Education in the Visual Arts
ISBN : 0520032497
Genre : Art
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Museum Educator S Handbook

Author : Graeme K. Talboys
ISBN : 0754644928
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Described by GEM as 'a very informative and practical book... worth having on any museum shelf', the Museum Educator's Handbook is a realistic guide to setting up and running education services in all types of museums, even the smallest. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, with advice on the use of websites, interactive displays, databases and other technology added throughout, and a new chapter on loan services, reflecting new research into their importance. The new edition reassesses funding, curriculum needs and educational policy in the light of recent reports and gives more advice on meeting informal education needs, from evening classes to museum-initiated courses.

The Museum Educator S Manual

Author : Anna Johnson
ISBN : 9780759112315
Genre : Education
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The role of education in museums has increasingly become a major professional concern. Engaging, informative, and even entertaining programs can make an enormous difference in a museum's popularity, bringing in visitors of all ages, from the local community and beyond. The proliferation of recent publications on museum education and the promotion of workshops and training seminars for museum staff have reinforced the need for creativity, excellence, and accountability in museum educational programs. The Museum Educator's Manual addresses the role museum educators play in today's museums from an experience-based perspective. Seasoned museum educators author each chapter, emphasizing key programs along with case studies that provide successful examples, and demonstrate a practical foundation for the daily operations of a museum education department_no matter how small. The book covers volunteer management and training; exhibit design; program and event design and implementation; working with families, seniors, and teens; collaborating with schools and other institutions; and funding. With invaluable checklists, schedules, organizational charts, program examples, and other how-to documents included throughout, The Museum Educator's Manual is a 'must have' book for any museum educator.

Museum Careers

Author : N Elizabeth Schlatter
ISBN : 9781315424200
Genre : Social Science
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This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training, and offers suggestions on how to secure a job and move up the career ladder. Interviews with museum professionals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds demonstrate different career paths and offer unique and helpful advice. For novices in the field, students in museum studies programs, or anyone considering museums as a career choice, Schlatter’s book is an essential starting point.


Author : Facts On File, Incorporated
ISBN : 9781438132518
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Guides students on the path to a career working in the field of education. Job profiles include adult and vocational education teachers, college professors, elementary school teachers, sports coaches, and teacher aides.

Teaching In The Art Museum

Author : Rika Burnham
ISBN : 9781606060582
Genre : Art
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Teaching in the Art Museum investigates the mission, history, theory, practice, and future prospects of museum education. In this book Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee define and articulate a new approach to gallery teaching, one that offers groups of visitors deep and meaningful experiences of interpreting art works through a process of intense, sustained looking and thoughtfully facilitated dialogue.--[book cover]

Starting Your Career In Art Education

Author : Emily Stern
ISBN : 1621532437
Genre : Education
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Even in today’s job market, effective educators are in high demand. From classroom teaching to museums, art education offers a wide range of opportunities for the creatively inclined, and this is the only book devoted exclusively to this exciting field. With up-to-date information, job search advice, and an overview of terminology and methodology, Starting Your Career in Art Education will help you choose an area of specialization and succeed in it. You’ll discover the responsibilities associated with different positions, then learn how to land your best-fit job by determining your teaching philosophy, creating an art-teaching portfolio, writing perfect cover letters and résumés, and acing your interview. Finally, an interviews section features advice from successful art educators to add to the lessons learned. Learn about careers teaching art in: Pre-K K–12 Undergraduate and graduate school Museum education Nonprofits Businesses And more! Whether you’re seeking job security or a career that satisfies your love of art, this invaluable and one-of-a-kind guide will help you get there!

Foundations Of Museum Studies Evolving Systems Of Knowledge

Author : Kiersten F. Latham
ISBN : 9781610699525
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This broad introduction to museums benefits all educators who teach introductory museum studies, addressing the discipline from a holistic, dynamic, and document-centered perspective. • Frames museum studies within an information context and specifically addresses the interests and concerns of librarians • Benefits all educators who teach introductory museum studies, addressing the discipline from a holistic, dynamic, and document-centered perspective • Highlights how museums are embedded in a larger cultural complex that includes libraries, archives, and other information institutions

The Educational Role Of The Museum

Author : Eilean Hooper-Greenhill
ISBN : 0415198267
Genre : Business & Economics
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Grounded in the solid strengths of its first edition, this updated and revised second edition, collates recent and important articles that address the relationships of museums and galleries to their audiences. The Educational Role of the Museumhas been entirely restructured and new papers have been added which make this an up-to-date presentation of front-running theory and practice. Covering broad themes relevant to providing for all museum visitors, and also focusing specifically on educational groups, the book is set in four sections which sequentially: chart the development of museum communication relate constructivist learning theory to specific audiences with different learning needs apply this learning theory to the development of museum exhibitions pose questions about the way museums conceptualize audiences. For any student of museum studies, and for professionals too, this book fuses theory with practice in a way that can only serve to enhance their knowledge of the field.

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