Practicum 1: The Museum (7952.3)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Arts & Humanities|
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 3 - Start Date: 01/01/2011 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2010 End Date: 31/12/2010
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/07/2009 End Date: 31/12/2009
The unit is a practical introduction to museums and cultural heritage collections and covers the span of special expertise required for management. A theoretical component in the unit is concerned with the application of particular scholarly disciplines. A practical component, conducted in the National Collecting Institutions, is concerned with evaluating and analysing different types and styles of collections and their needs.
1 - demonstrate and apply knowledge of the museum industry
2 - research and generate ideas for exhibition concepts
3 - handle cultural material for display, analysis and research purposes
10 total hours per week including six hours lab time.