HIS 185 - Introduction to Museum Education at John Tyler Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2014-08-01

Explores the basic elements of museum education, the different programming techniques museums use to reach all types of audiences, and the ways museums identify audiences. This course is cross-listed with ART 185. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credit - 3 Lecture - 3 hoursTotal - 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course explores the core purpose of museums as community educators. Particular emphasis will be given to educational techniques for different audiences and types of museums, how to evaluate museum programs, and how museums work to reach new audiences with their programs.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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