The Museum Educator's Manual: Educators Share Successful Techniques

The Museum Educator's Manual: Educators Share Successful Techniques

by Anna Johnson, Kimberly A. Huber, Nancy Cutler, Melissa Bingmann
     
 

The Museum Educator's Manual addresses the role museum educators play in today's museums from an experiencebased perspective. Seasoned museum educators author each chapter, emphasizing key programs along with case studies that provide successful examples, and demonstrate a practical foundation for the daily operations of a museum education department - no matter how… See more details below

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The Museum Educator's Manual addresses the role museum educators play in today's museums from an experiencebased perspective. Seasoned museum educators author each chapter, emphasizing key programs along with case studies that provide successful examples, and demonstrate a practical foundation for the daily operations of a museum education department - no matter how small. The book covers volunteer management and training; exhibit development; program and event design and implementation; working with families, seniors, and teens; collaborating with schools and other institutions; online education; and funding. With invaluable checklists, schedules, organizational charts, program examples, and other how-to documents included throughout, The Museum Educator's Manual is a "must have" book for any museum educator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759111660
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
02/16/2009
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Kimberly A. Huber Huber, Kimberly A.

Pt. I Training and Management

1 Museum Education and Museum Educators Anna Johnson Johnson, Anna

2 Working with Volunteers Nancy Cutler Cutler, Nancy

3 Docent Training Guidelines Anna Johnson Johnson, Anna

4 Building Effective Tours: Taming Wild Docents Anna Johnson Johnson, Anna

Pt. II Programs and Outreach

5 Professional Development for Teachers Melissa Bingmann Bingmann, Melissa

6 Families and More: Intergenerational Learning Melissa Bingmann Bingmann, Melissa Tim Grove Grove, Tim Anna Johnson Johnson, Anna

7 Reaching Out into the Community Nancy Cutler Cutler, Nancy

8 Planning and Managing Museum Programs and Special Events Kimberly A. Huber Huber, Kimberly A. Anna Johnson Johnson, Anna

9 Education Online Tim Grove Grove, Tim

10 Evaluation Nancy Cutler Cutler, Nancy

Pt. III Working With Others

11 Financing Museum Education Programs Kimberly A. Huber Huber, Kimberly A.

12 Educators on Exhibition Teams Tim Grove Grove, Tim

13 Collaboration Kimberly A. Huber Huber, Kimberly A.

Appendix Sample forms

Bibliography

Index

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