Postgraduate Course: Museum Exhibitions, Interpretation and Informal Learning (BIME11096)
|School||Deanery of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course will use the Inspiring Learning framework developed by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council to explore science exhibits in museums and science centres and to develop confidence in the process of conception, design, delivery and ongoing evaluation of a science based exhibit.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 15,
External Visit Hours 3,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5,
Formative Assessment Hours 5,
Summative Assessment Hours 20,
Other Study Hours 30,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Additional Information (Learning and Teaching)
To be confirmed
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Interim project brief for the concept, design, delivery and on-going evaluation of an exhibit (30%).
Final panel and submission of project brief (70%).
||Feedback will be on-going during seminar and practical session with summative, written feedback delivered together with summative mark.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate ability in the use of Generic and Social Learning Outcomes in the context of quality enhancement of science exhibits.
- Demonstrate ability to design a process for the development and evaluation of a science exhibit.
- Demonstrate ability to successfully 'pitch' a proposal.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
1. KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
2. Practice: applied knowledge skills and understanding
3. Generic Cognitive Skills
4. Communication, ICT
5. Autonomy, Accountability and Working with others
|Course organiser||Dr Elizabeth Stevenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3258
|Course secretary||Miss Sara-Louise Tait
Tel: (0131 6)51 5997