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Unit of study_

Museums and the Digital - MUSM7036

Year - 2020

This unit investigates the current use and adoption of digital media across the museum and gallery sectors internationally. It considers how museums use digital technologies to augment the visitor experience spatially, intellectually and socially by developing digitally interactive exhibitions, online engagement tools and a social media presence. Combining field trips, workshops, seminars and guest speakers, this course is an opportunity to build critical understanding of diverse applications of technology in the museum context and practical skills in the development of digital engagement programs.

Classes
Intensive mode: 5hr seminar/week for 5 weeks

Assessment
1x1000wd online critique (20%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x2500wd concept proposal (40%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2b

14 Sep 2020

Department/School: Art History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 09 Oct 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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