Summer Institute: Planning & Designing Programs and Exhibits For 2018, the Certificate in Museum Studies program is introducing a new way of learning: The Summer Institute. Same great courses, same expert instructors, but in a bold new format! From August 13-17, 2018, students will have a unique opportunity to complete two CMS courses (Exhibit Planning & Design and Education Programs) at once in an immersive and collegial environment.
Topics covered in this learner-centred course will include: design thinking, learning and teaching philosophies, interpretive planning, creating museum experiences that respond to emerging trends and changes within the museum field, principles of design, writing for museum audiences, digital tools, evaluation strategies and related standards and policies. Students will complete two take-home assignments and receive credit for two CMS courses.
Registration fee: $640 + HST - includes course textbook Creating Exhibits that Engage: A Manual for Museums and Historical Organizations by John Summers
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