Museum and Gallery Education: A Manual of Good Practice

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Hazel Moffat, Vicky Woollard
Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - Art - 197 pages
The educational role of museums has become a key professional concern. This book addresses the educational role museums play from an international perspective. The contributed essays provide timely reviews of the key themes and case studies provide practical examples of the research. Ideally suited for all museum staff and students of museum studies.
 

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Contents

MAKING THIS MANUAL WORK FOR YOU
1
DEVELOPING A POLICY FOR AN EDUCATION SERVICE
11
Developing and revising an education policy
23
CREATING EXHIBITIONS FOR LEARNING
27
An exhibition for learning painted women
39
DEVELOPING EDUCATION STRATEGIES AND SUPPORT MATERIALS FOR CHILDREN
43
WORKING WITH DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
56
Reaching diverse audiences a case study from Finland
69
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING EVALUATION
121
Evaluation of teachers courses
132
DEVELOPING MUSEUM AND GALLERY EDUCATION STAFF
136
INFLUENCING AND IMPLEMENTING STRATEGIES
148
DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL LINKS
160
GLOSSARY
175
EXAMPLES OF SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR OVERSEAS VISITS
180
USEFUL ADDRESSES
182

Reaching diverse audiences Status Quo Vadis? at the Jerusalem Artists House
73
WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
77
WORKING WITH FAMILIES
89
ESTABLISHING OUTREACH Daniel Castro PROJECTS Benitez
100
MuseuminaBox a school and community project
112
The South Australian Museum goes bush
117
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
184
OUTLINE OF THE 1997 BRITISH COUNCIL SEMINAR
187
REFLECTIONS ON THE 1997 BRITISH COUNCIL SEMINAR AND THE 1998 GEM CONFERENCE
188
Index
191
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