Participants will identify the basic learning principles affecting different groups of museum visitors and will acquire the knowledge required to design and implement education programs for their own museums. Core topics: Interpretation & Education Policy & Standards; programming for the public; the ins & outs of interpretation; learning principles for students K-6; adolescent learners; museums and school curricula; practical program development for museums; teachers & museums; adult education; developing visual literacy skills.
Online Course Dates: January 17—March 27, 2022
Course Directors: John Summers, City of Hamilton and Meredith Leonard, Halton Region Heritage Services
Registration opens: November 9, 2021
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