Handbook on Developing Online Curriculum Materials for Teachers: Lessons from Museum Education Partnerships

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IAP, 2010 - Computers - 397 pages
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This book provides an essential resource for educators and museum professionals who wish to develop education focused eMuseums that feature motivational standards-based curriculum for diverse learners. The book is divided into three sections:

Section 1: Planning, Developing, and Evaluating eMuseums guides the reader through the stages of planning, creating, and evaluating a user-centered eMuseum. This section provides an overview of the process of planning, creating, and evaluating an eMuseum, giving small-and medium-sized museums the frame-work and guidance needed to create an eMuseum.

Section 2: Museum and Public School Partnerships: A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Standards-Based Curriculum Materials in High School Social Studies includes how to (a) form a Partnership, (b) create standards-based curriculum materials, and (c) provides curriculum material evaluation strategies.

Section 3: Developing Accessible Museum Curriculum: A Handbook for Museum Professionals and Educators depicts how educators in both museums and schools are faced with the task delivering content to patrons with increasingly diverse interests, skills, and learning needs. This section outlines specific strategies that can be applied to curriculum to expand its application to broader audiences. This section includes (a) content presentation, (b) content process, and (c) content product.

I Throughout the book, materials created from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) and Kansas State University (KSU) partnership are included as product examples.
 

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DETERMINE ORGANIZATIONS NEED FOR AN eMUSEUM
5
MUSEUM PARTNERSHIPS
11
TARGETING THE eMUSEUMS AUDIENCE
19
CREATING THE VISION
25
DESIGNING THE eMUSEUM
29
TECHNOLOGY DECISIONS AND WEB 20
39
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT AND SUMMATIVE EVALUATION
59
MAINTENANCE AND FUNDING
65
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Social Studies GradeLevel Expectations
223
The ShowMe Standards
247
Glossary of Terms
249
Further Resources
257
Developing Accessible Museum Curriculum A Handbook for Museum Professionals and Educators
263
INTRODUCTION
267
THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCESSIBILITY
275
DESIGNING FOR ACCESSIBILITY
285

REFERENCES
71
APPENDIX
77
Museum and Public School Partnerships A StepbyStep Guide for Creating StandardsBased Curriculum Materials in High School Social Studies
81
INTRODUCTION
85
STAGE 1 Creating a Partnership
93
STAGE 2 Preparing a Plan
103
STAGE 3 Planning Curriculum Components
115
STAGE 4 Developing the Curriculum
141
STAGE 5 Evaluating the Process
203
STAGE 6 Implementing the Products
211
PLANNING FOR ACCESSIBILITY
355
REFERENCES
361
BIBLIOGRAPHY
365
GLOSSARY
371
APPENDIX A
375
APPENDIX B
385
APPENDIX C
393
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
397
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